Desktop & Server Virtualization: VMware
CEO: Pat Gelsinger
VMware trounced Oracle, the only other vendor included in the category, by a wide margin in all but one of the criteria, narrowly losing in managing channel conflict. VMware dominated the product innovation subcategory, where it beat Oracle by 23.2 points. The vendor also scored big in the support and partnership subcategories, scoring double-digit wins in both categories.