Gartner: Microsoft Closing Gap with VMware in Virtualization

| April 7, 2017

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VMware and Microsoft are the two undisputed leaders in x86 server virtualization infrastructure, according to Gartner's 2015 "Magic Quadrant" report.VMware was rated highest by a significant margin, ranking at the top for both "Completeness of Vision" and "Ability to Execute" (see image above). Microsoft was behind in both categories, but was still far ahead of the other five companies listed as important in server virtualization: Oracle, Odin, Red Hat, Citrix and Huawei. They had a place as "Niche Players."

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