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Market Insight Report: Server Virtualization: To Be or Not to Be vSphere

Market Insight Report: Server Virtualization: To Be or Not to Be vSphere

The changes in pricing for VMware’s vSphere and VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) products following Broadcom’s acquisition are already starting to significantly reshape the competitive landscape. The uncertainty generated by these pricing changes is prompting organizations to consider the broader implications for their infrastructure strategies, including potential shifts to competitors who might offer more budget-friendly pricing.

As companies deliberate these pivotal decisions, the industry may see a notable shift in loyalty, with market share reallocations as a direct consequence. This may open up considerable opportunities for vendors and systems integrators, capitalizing on the shift.

But is this a full scale migration? To understand the evolving landscape, Market Insight Report: Server Virtualization: To Be or Not to Be vSphere first looks at the implications of a change and the factors that should be under consideration. Second, the report covers the likely outcome of actions that will be taken by organizations in the next 12 to 24 months given the analysis. And third, we discuss the market opportunities that are opening due to the movement by Broadcom.

This report provides details about:

  • Considerations of Change
  • What to Expect
  • Market Moves
  • Looking Ahead

As Broadcom integrates VMware and implements new subscription licensing models, the long-term dynamics for VMware customers are set to evolve considerably, reshaping the competitive landscape and influencing broader market trends.

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Author Information

Camberley brings over 25 years of executive experience leading sales and marketing teams at Fortune 500 firms. Before joining The Futurum Group, she led the Evaluator Group, an information technology analyst firm as Managing Director.

Her career has spanned all elements of sales and marketing including a 360-degree view of addressing challenges and delivering solutions was achieved from crossing the boundary of sales and channel engagement with large enterprise vendors and her own 100-person IT services firm.

Camberley has provided Global 250 startups with go-to-market strategies, creating a new market category “MAID” as Vice President of Marketing at COPAN and led a worldwide marketing team including channels as a VP at VERITAS. At GE Access, a $2B distribution company, she served as VP of a new division and succeeded in growing the company from $14 to $500 million and built a successful 100-person IT services firm. Camberley began her career at IBM in sales and management.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business from California State University – Long Beach and executive certificates from Wellesley and Wharton School of Business.

Regarded as a luminary at the intersection of technology and business transformation, Steven Dickens is the Vice President and Practice Leader for Hybrid Cloud, Infrastructure, and Operations at The Futurum Group. With a distinguished track record as a Forbes contributor and a ranking among the Top 10 Analysts by ARInsights, Steven's unique vantage point enables him to chart the nexus between emergent technologies and disruptive innovation, offering unparalleled insights for global enterprises.

Steven's expertise spans a broad spectrum of technologies that drive modern enterprises. Notable among these are open source, hybrid cloud, mission-critical infrastructure, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and FinTech innovation. His work is foundational in aligning the strategic imperatives of C-suite executives with the practical needs of end users and technology practitioners, serving as a catalyst for optimizing the return on technology investments.

Over the years, Steven has been an integral part of industry behemoths including Broadcom, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and IBM. His exceptional ability to pioneer multi-hundred-million-dollar products and to lead global sales teams with revenues in the same echelon has consistently demonstrated his capability for high-impact leadership.

Steven serves as a thought leader in various technology consortiums. He was a founding board member and former Chairperson of the Open Mainframe Project, under the aegis of the Linux Foundation. His role as a Board Advisor continues to shape the advocacy for open source implementations of mainframe technologies.

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