From zero to a billion in less than 4 years.
300% growth forecast by 2017.
Opportunity happens here.
Better hold on tight. Because if you think our first four years were incredible, wait until you see what’s coming. By 2017, converged infrastructure spending is expected to increase 300% to $16 billion. The potential is staggering. We know the line about “past history is no indication of future performance” but you have to admit our future is looking as bright as ever. Incredible happens here and we want you to be a part of it.
To accelerate the adoption of converged infrastructure and cloud-based computing models that dramatically reduce the cost of IT while improving time to market for customers. VCE delivers:
- A highly integrated set of products
- Rapid innovation
- End-to-end support
Our Market Value:
VCE provides an optimized information technology system that ensures secure and predictable performance through pre-engineered, modular infrastructure. VCE products enable IT organizations to:
- Standardize processes and applications
- Improve utilization and lower operational costs
- Accelerate technology adoption and innovation
- Maximize adaptability and investment protection
A few milestones from a history few can match.
Q1 EMC, Cisco and VMWare form coalition and concept team.
Q4 Joint venture formed between EMC, Cisco and VMWare to accelerate the adoption of converged infrastructure and cloud-based computing models. Venture becomes VCE.
Q2 Employee headcount at 88.
Q3 Based on high market demand, VCE shifts product focus from reference architecture to development of Vblock® systems.
Q1 VCE becomes standalone company with headquarters based in Richardson, TX.
Employee headcount reaches over 600.
Q2 Channel partner community grows to 125. Global manufacturing centers established.
Q3 VCE opens state-of-the-art Customer Technology Center, outside of Boston, MA.
Expansion continues into the APAC region.
Q1 VCE opens Customer Technology Center in London, England. Headcount reaches 1,000 globally.
Q2 VCE rolls out advanced, converged infrastructure capabilities at industry leading events.
Q3 VCE appoints Praveen Akkiraju Chief Executive Officer.
Q4 Gartner names VCE worldwide market share leader for Integrated Infrastructure systems.
Demand for Vblock® Systems exceeds $1Billion annualized run rate.
Q2 Demand for Vblock® Systems is growing at >50% y/y. VCE headcount reaches 1500.
Q2 VCE expands Vblock® System portfolio, introduces automated software updates, announces VCE Cloud Accelerator Services and enhances VCE partner program.
Q3 VCE achieves greater than $1 billion in annual sales. Gartner and IDC recognize VCE as a worldwide market share leader.
Q2 Gartner positions VCE as a market leader in the Integrated Systems Magic Quadrant.
Q3 VCE significantly expands international headquarters in Cork, Ireland by opening a state-of-the art office complex to support expansion of 150 research & development jobs. Headcount surpasses 2,000.
Q1 VCE announces major innovations to its converged solutions portfolio with the introduction of VCE Vscale™ Architecture, VxBlock System and VCE Vision™ Intelligent Operations 3.0. Six consecutive quarters of >50% y/y growth.