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VMware Named a Leader in Evaluation of Infrastructure Automation Platforms by Independent Research Firm

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced that market research firm Forrester Research has named VMware a leader among infrastructure automation platform providers in a Q3 2020 report based on a 26-criterion evaluation.

Forrester’s report, The Forrester Wave™: Infrastructure Automation Platforms, analyzes and scores 13 of the most significant infrastructure automation platform providers to help infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals select the one for their needs.(1) According to the report, “VMware excels in most areas, including scalability, discovery, model creation and editing, application awareness, orchestration, monitoring and access governance. Customer references praised [VMware’s] extensibility and stability. They also told us that VMware’s customer support is exceptional.”

“Businesses are increasingly recognizing the benefits of an end-to-end infrastructure automation solution that address self-service, multi-tenancy and multi-cloud automation, in addition to modern DevOps practices and Kubernetes infrastructure automation needs,” said Ajay Singh, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Management Business Unit, VMware. “We’re honored to be a leader in this Forrester Wave. We believe it reflects our dedication to continuously improve and innovate our solutions, helping our customers stay ahead in a fast-changing environment.”

Forrester’s report noted the VMware vRealize Suite speeds up automating hybrid cloud infrastructure. According to the report, “Parts of vRealize Suite are available on-premises and as a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based offering, including Automation, Orchestration, Operations Management and Log Management, and Lifecycle Manager. Together, they orchestrate, monitor, and troubleshoot large hybrid cloud environments.” The report continues, “VMware vRealize Suite is best for enterprises that want to automate many different types of infrastructure, both on-premises and across multicloud.”

VMware vRealize Suite combines leading automation and operations capabilities to provide self-service provisioning, consistent operations and governance for hybrid cloud environments. Customers rely on the holistic, robust and modern infrastructure automation capabilities of the VMware vRealize Suite to increase their IT agility, productivity and efficiency.

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(1) Forrester, “The Forrester Wave™: Infrastructure Automation Platforms, Q3 2020,” August 2020

Eloy Ontiveros
VMware Global Communications

Emily Mullen
Archetype for VMware

Source: VMware, Inc.