Tech savvy lovers have a great opportunity ahead them where technology connects real and virtual items simultaneously. Vmware is one of those American companies that provides cloud and virtualization software and services. It is said to be the first to successfully virtualize the x86 architecture commercially. A pioneer in the use of virtualization, it simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center to the cloud and virtual workplace, empowering customers with solutions for hybrid cloud and business mobility. Founded in 1998, it is a California based organization which has its building set up in Palo Alto. It was initiated by five great humans, namely: Diane Greene, Mendel Rosenblum, Scott Devine, Edward Wang and Edouard Bugnion and successfully rose to approximately 20 employees by the end of the year. Its official announcement was made in the next year in the month of February. The company’s first product, Vmware workstation was delivered in May 1999 and since then there is no turn back since the inception and development. The virtual company trades under the symbol VMW. Today, it stands out in its field and has the best technology-based products and cloud services which are highly used by the engineers and companies for virtualization. Its desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, while its enterprise software for servers, VMware ESX, and VMware ESXi, is a bare-metal hypervisors that runs directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system. They are the most notable and developed range of products which it offers to its clients and customers. The company is well known for the first type 2 hypervisor known as GSX and its software provides a completely virtualized set of hardware to the guest operating system. The software utilizes the hardware for a video adapter, a network adapter, and hard disk adapters. The host provides pass-through drivers for guest USB, serial, and parallel devices. In this way, Vmware virtual machines become highly portable between computers, because every host looks nearly identical to the guest. The company even has a long list of acquisitions where it has acquired almost 20 companies since October 2005. It has an ongoing commitment to help customers and partners transform their businesses. Through strategic acquisitions till date, the brand is expanding and enhancing its product lines to offer full suites of products that deliver more dynamic, scalable, integrated and efficient architecture. The company believes in delivering what the customers need while enhancing the company’s worth for its shareholders. It even stresses on spending less time and money on integration, running and sporting underlying IT infrastructures to make sure that customers can get efforts that yield greater business and competitive value.
The company's products are segregated under desktop software, server software, cloud management software, public cloud platform, virtual desktop infrastructure, application management, storage solutions, backup software, networking and security products’ categories, offering the best of services to its clients since the very first day. Vmware vCloud Suite, vSphere, NSX, Virtual SAN, VVols, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Orchestrator, vCloud Air, VMware Horizon, Horizon Air, AirWatch, Workstation, VMware Fusion, Socialcast are the most noted products that Vmware offers to its clients. Vmware’s cloud infrastructure and business mobility solutions break the bonds that tie IT systems and end-user environments to physical hardware, providing both IT and the business greater efficiency, ability and control. Vmware is the recognized leader in virtualization and automation of computing, networking and storage resources from the desktop to the data centre and to the cloud. The technologies and the open standards it supports, provide a powerful foundation enabled by “One Cloud, Any Application, Any Device”— the brave new IT architecture.