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Gartner Names VCE Market Share Leader For Integrated Infrastructure Systems

RICHARDSON, Texas, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VCE, the leader in converged cloud infrastructure systems, today announced it has been named the market share leader for integrated infrastructure systems according to a recent analysis by Gartner.[1] According to the report, VCE had a 57.4% share among a group of leading vendors of integrated infrastructure systems in the second quarter of 2012 based on revenue.

The Gartner report is the first view the firm has presented on the size of the integrated systems market. It has traditionally tracked the server, networking and external controller-based storage areas as discrete markets, but has found that users are increasingly asking for, and vendors are delivering, data center hardware systems that cross these technology silos.

VCE technologies help companies and organizations accelerate the adoption of cloud computing.  Its Vblock™ Systems bring together leading technologies from Cisco, EMC and VMware into a single, integrated and pre-configured converged infrastructure system with seamless support.

"The integrated infrastructure market is one of the fastest growing segments in the industry, and Gartner's recognition of VCE as the market share leader demonstrates the demand we're seeing for Vblock Systems," said Praveen Akkiraju, CEO, VCE. "Vblock Systems differentiates themselves with best in class speed to deployment of critical applications & workloads, delivering exceptional performance and compelling Total Cost of Ownership. Our rapid growth is the result of our laser focus on customer experience and value."

Ten of the world's top 15 telecommunications companies use VCE Vblock Systems as part of their cloud offerings, and VCE has significant penetration into Fortune 500 accounts.

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About VCE
VCE, formed by Cisco and EMC with investments from VMware and Intel, accelerates the adoption of converged infrastructure and cloud-based computing models that dramatically reduce the cost of IT while improving time to market for our customers. VCE, through the Vblock System, delivers the industry's first completely integrated IT offering with end-to-end vendor accountability. VCE's prepackaged solutions are available through an extensive partner network, and cover horizontal applications, vertical industry offerings, and application development environments, allowing customers to focus on business innovation instead of integrating, validating and managing IT infrastructure.

VCE and Vblock are registered trademarks or trademarks of VCE Company LLC or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. 

EMC is a registered trademark of EMC Corporation in the United States and other countries. 

VMware is a registered trademark of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions.

Cisco is a registered trademark or trademark of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries.

All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners. 

[1] Market Share Analysis: Data Center Hardware Integrated Systems, 1Q11-2Q12. Gartner, 30 November 2012.

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