Hyperconverged Software Market Share In Q2 2020
The two hyperconverged software titans of VMware and Nutanix dominated the market again in the second quarter of 2020, combining for nearly 60 percent of the worldwide HCI software market.
Both San Jose, Calif.-based Nutanix and Palo Alto, Calif.-based VMware have been on an software innovation tear in 2020, unveiling a slew of new capabilities around red hot markets such as Kubernetes while also forming strategic partnerships with public cloud leaders.
The global hyperconverged systems market generated sales of $1.86 billion in the second quarter of 2020, up 1 percent year over year, according to new data from IT research firm IDC.
IDC offers two ways to rank technology suppliers within the hyperconverged systems market: by the brand of the hyperconverged solution, and by the owner of the software providing the core hyperconverged capabilities. CRN breaks down IDC’s top four market share leaders based on the owner of the hyperconverged software.
(IDC declares a statistical tie when there is a difference of one percent or less in the share of revenues. For the second quarter of 2020, IDC declared a statistical tie for third place between Cisco and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.)