Virtualization Software: Market Research Report

Date: April 22, 2010
Pages: 706
US$ 4,450.00
Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Virtualization Software: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the Global market for Virtualization Software in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Server Virtualization, Presentation Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization, Application Virtualization, and PC Disk Virtualization.

Annual forecasts are provided for the period 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 55 companies including Citrix Systems, Inc., IBM Corporation, iCore Software, Microsoft Corporation, MokaFive, Oracle Corporation, Red Hat, Inc., Symantec Corporation, VMWARE, Inc., and Parallels, Inc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study



The Buzz Surrounding Virtualization: A Review
Growth Prospects for Virtualization Software Tilt Upwards
Virtualization Deployments Higher in the Developed Markets

Table 1. Worldwide Virtualization Software Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Geographic Region - Americas, EMEA and Asia (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

The Growing Indispensability of Virtualization in Enterprise Computing
Cloning: A Powerful Feature of Virtualization
Cost Savings: A Sharp Edged Benefit Driving the Uptake of Virtualization
Server Virtualization Software Displays Strong Potential for Growth
High ROI Turbo Charges Growth
Key Findings

Table 2. Global Market for Server Virtualization (2007): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. Global Market for Presentation Virtualization (2007): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Recession to Play Spoilsport? An Unequivocal Review
Desire for More Bang With Less IT Budgets Drives Innovation
Open Source Virtualization Poised for Rapid Spurt in Popularity
The Truth Behind Hypervisor based Virtualization
Virtualization Software Disrupts Global Server Market
Small Businesses: An Emerging & Lucrative Client Cluster
Robust Growth in Waiting for Desktop Virtualization Software
Unchecked Virtualization Threatens to Spawn Compliance Issues
Challenges in Store
Current Challenges
Capacity Planning
Short-term Challenges
Mid-Term Challenges
Ever-Present Challenges


Virtualization Technology: A Conceptual Summary
Virtualization Software: A Key Enabler
Benefits of Virtualization Software
Lower Capital Costs
Business Continuity
Rapid Installation of Server Applications
Reduces Downtime
Ensures Compliance to Government Regulations
Enables Usage of Multicore Processors
Enables Software Testing Without Dedicated Testing Machines
Maintains Legacy Applications
Enhances System Security
Segmental Overview
Server Virtualization Software
Types of Server Virtualization
x86 Server Virtualization
Midrange Server Virtualization
Benefits of Server Virtualization
Better Functionality Levels
Ensures Rapid Enhancement of Existing IT infrastructure
Streamlining Server Management
Ensures Better Server Utilization Rates
Reduces downtime
Reduction in Operating and Maintenance Costs
Business Continuity
Presentation Virtualization Software
Desktop Virtualization Software
Server-Hosted Desktop Virtualization
Client-Hosted Desktop Virtualization
Advantages Vs Disadvantages
Application Virtualization Software
Benefits of Application Virtualization
Limitations of Application Virtualization
PC-Disk Virtualization Software


Oracle Corporation Acquires Sun Microsystems
Raxco Software's PerfectDisk® 10 Supports VMware vSphereTM 4
Apparent Networks Joins TAP Program of VMware
Virtuize and Parallels Enter into Partnership
Lifeboat Distribution and StarWind Software Ink Agreement
Fujitsu Inks OEM Agreement with Citrix Systems
Green Hills Software Introduces Embedded Virtualization Business Unit .
VMware Acquires SpringSource
InstallFree Enters into Partnership with Emtec
BlueCat Networks Joins TAP Program of VMware
GroovyChannel Enters into Partnership with Intel
Oracle Enters into Agreement to Acquire Virtual Iron
VMware Acquires 5% Interest in Terremark
HP Collaborates with Stromasys
AEP Networks Joins TAP Program of VMware
AppAssure Software Enters into Distribution Agreement with Lifeboat
Red Hat and HP Introduce Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4
Dell Enters into Alliance with Perot Systems
Dell Enters into Collaboration with Juniper Networks
Microsoft and Citrix Systems Extend Desktop Virtualization Partnership
Citrix Systems and Intel Enter into Collaboration
Microsoft Acquires Calista Technologies
Quest Software Acquires Vizioncore
Microsoft Acquires Kidaro
VMware Acquires B-hive Networks
Symantec Takes Over nSuite Technologies
Red Hat Acquires Qumranet
Devon IT to Launch Test Center
Ingram Micro and Marathon Technologies Sign agreement
MCCS Purchases Software of DataCore
Headplay Group Selects Software of Open Kernel Labs
Ermestel to Enter into Partnership with Scalent Systems
VMware Takes Over Foedus
ITS Group Signs Agreement with Scalent Systems
vmSight Enters into Partnership with Virtual Iron Software
VMware Buys Thinstall
Sun Acquires innotek
Sun Microsystems Enters into OEM Agreement with VMware
Microsoft Acquire Kidaro
Avnet Takes Over Ontrack Solutions
INX Takes Over AccessFlow
Euro Trend Takes Over Data Storage
Alatum Selects Citrix Systems for Server Virtualization Infrastructure
Datacraft Asia and Citrix Systems Enter into Strategic Partnership
Lenovo and Citrix Systems Ink OEM Agreement
Egenera and Dell Enter into Partnership
VMware and HP Enter into Collaboration
Citrix Systems and NetApp Enter into Strategic Partnership


VM6 Software Introduces VM6 Virtual Machine ex Version 2.0
F5 Networks Launches F5 ARX Virtualization Solution
Hyperformix Rolls Out Capacity Manager 5.0
HP Unveils HP Virtual Client Essentials Range
Tripwire Introduces vWire Management Tool
RNA Networks Launches RNAcache
Sun Microsystems Launches VirtualBox 3.0
Wyse Technology to Launch Wyse Virtual Desktop Accelerator
INLINE Unveils Iplicity VM Data Center
VMware Rolls Out vCenter Portfolio
Paragon Software Introduces Virtualization Manager 2009 Corporate Edition
Parallels Introduces Parallels Workstation Extreme
Parallels Rolls Out Parallels Server 4 Bare Metal
Parallels Launches Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac
Tech Data Belgium Introduces Cloud Computing Offering
VMware Collaborates with Intel
VMware Introduces VMware vShieldTM Zones
VMware Rolls Out VMware Fusion® 3
Oracle Unveils Oracle VM Storage Connect Program
Oracle Launches Oracle® VM Template
Sun Microsystems Introduces VirtualBox 3.1
Fujitsu and Sun Microsystems Enhance SPARC Enterprise Virtualization Capabilities and Server Performance
Sun Microsystems Introduces Sun VirtualBox 2.2
Sun Microsystems Introduces New SMB Virtualization Solutions
Xcedex Launches X_Factor Virtualization Software
Wyse Technology Expands Wyse TCX Multimedia 3.0 Suite
AMD Introduces New Virtualization Solution
Sun Microsystems Unveils Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.1
Lanamark Launches Virtualization Software Suite
IBM Rolls Out System Storage SAN Volume Controller 4.3 Software
Dell Introduces Dell PowerEdge R905 and R805 Servers
Parallels Launches Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Sun Microsystems Announces Availability of Sun xVM Ops Center
VMware and Cisco Collaborate
VMware Rolls Out VMware Fusion 2.0
VMware Rolls Out Virtual Datacenter Operating System (VDC-OS)
Parallels and Quest Software Introduce Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Bundle


Citrix Systems, Inc., (USA)
IBM Corporation (USA)
iCore Software (USA)
Microsoft Corporation, (USA)
MokaFive (USA)
Oracle Corporation (USA)
Red Hat, Inc., (USA)
Symantec Corporation (USA)
Parallels, Inc., (USA)


Table 4. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Virtualization Software by Product Segment – Server Virtualization Software, Presentation Virtualization Software, Desktop Virtualization Software, Application Virtualization Software and PC Disk Virtualization Software Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. World 10-Year Perspective for Thin Clients by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales for Server Virtualization Software, Presentation Virtualization Software, Desktop Virtualization Software, Application Virtualization Software and PC Disk Virtualization Software Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


Total Companies Profiled: 55 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 57)
The United States
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
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