A virtual machine
is a software program which acts as a virtual computers and get access of virtual hardware such as virtual CPU, virtual memory, network interface and other devices. It works as a guest operating system on the pre-installed operating system or host operating system of the computer. Virtual machines are used for number of applications such as, use software compatible to other operating system or outdated OS, test software on different operating system by using single physical machine, testing of new version of operating systems, and the most important is consolidate software. Globally demand for virtual machine is being driven by increasing adoption rate of virtual machine by modern data centers and IT organizations because of the advantageous features provided by these virtual machines. Lack of awareness and market presence of more advanced and economic solutions pose as key challenge for virtual machine market.
This report identifies the global virtual machine market
size in for the year 2014-2016, and forecast of the same for year 2021. It also highlights the potential growth opportunities in the coming years, while also reviewing the market drivers, restraints, growth indicators, challenges, market dynamics, competitive landscape, and other key aspects with respect to virtual machine market.
Geographically, North America dominated the global virtual machine market, followed by Europe. Asia Pacific is projected to have highest growth rates during the forecast period, owing to increasing number of data centers and propelling IT industry in this region. Among all the end-users the market for medium scale enterprises is estimated to have the highest growth, owing to larger investments being made by investors in in countries in the Asia-Pacific.This report segments global virtual machine market on the basis of type, end-user industry, and regional market as follows:
This report identifies all the major companies operating in the virtual machine market. Some of the major companies’ profiles in detail are as follows:
- Global Virtual Machine Market, By Type (2014-2021): System Virtual Machine, and Process Virtual Machine
- The report is also segmented on the basis of end-use industry in which virtual machine are being used as follow: Small Scale Enterprises, Medium Scale Enterprises, and Large Scale Enterprises
- This report has been further segmented into major regions, which includes detailed analysis of each region such as: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Rest of the World (RoW) covering all the major country level markets in each of the region
- Microsoft Corporation
- Oracle Corporation
- Hewlett-Packard Company
- Citrix Systems, Inc.
- International Business Machines Corporation