The Structure 50: The Top 50 Cloud Innovators

VMware

Founded 1998
Investors Public Company
Structure50 Topic Data Center
Description VMware is the market leader in virtualization, as well as a major player in cloud computing technologies and Java development via its SpringSource division.
GigaOM’s Take VMware is a major player at all levels of the cloud stack, from the hypervisor to the development framework to applications themselves. It helped pioneer the concept of private clouds and hybrid clouds, and is now leading an open-source PaaS project.