ATLANTA, GA— July 01, 2015– AirWatch® by VMware (NYSE: VMW), the leading enterprise mobility management (EMM) provider, announced today leading analyst firm IDC confirmed AirWatch is the largest EMM vendor in terms of 2014 revenues and holds the overall greatest market share. The annual Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Management Software Market Shares, 2014, analyzed the top 15 vendors in terms of GAAP revenues. IDC ranks AirWatch as the largest vendor worldwide in terms of market share and at 11.4 percent AirWatch is the only vendor with a double-digit market share.
IDC noted the VMware acquisition of AirWatch helped boost revenues and market share. According to the report, while AirWatch “was already on a steady growth trajectory,” additional VMware sales support and AirWatch inclusion in broader VMware enterprise licensing deals added “powerful growth accelerators.” According to IDC, VMware’s acquisition of AirWatch provides an important component in the company’s broader strategy to deliver desktops, applications and data to any endpoint device.
“We continue to focus on enabling organizations to drive business transformation and AirWatch’s positioning by IDC as No. 1 in the market and fastest-growing among the top five vendors validates our market leadership,” said John Marshall, senior vice president and general manager, AirWatch by VMware. “As a key element in VMware’s business mobility strategy, AirWatch is uniquely positioned to continue to deliver the best products and services to our customers and growing partner ecosystem. We plan to continue to grow and service the market, maintaining our strong commitment to R&D, innovation and same-day support for new devices and operating systems.”
About AirWatch by VMware
AirWatch by VMware is the leader in enterprise mobility management, with more than 15,000 global customers. The AirWatch platform includes industry-leading mobile device, email, application, content and browser management solutions. Organizations can implement these solutions across device types and use cases, including complete EMM for corporate and line of business deployments, and containerized solutions for bring your own device (BYOD) programs. Acquired by VMware in February 2014, AirWatch is based in Atlanta and can be found online at www.air-watch.com. VMware is headquartered in Silicon Valley and can be found online at www.vmware.com.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements including, among other things, statements regarding expectations for continuing growth in the mobility market and AirWatch services. These forward-looking statements are subject to the safe harbor provisions created by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk factors, including but not limited to; (i) adverse changes in general economic or market conditions; (ii) delays or reductions in information technology spending; (iii) competitive factors, including but not limited to pricing pressures, industry consolidation, entry of new competitors into the enterprise mobile computing markets, and new product and marketing initiatives by our competitors; (iv) our customers’ ability to develop, and to transition to, new products and computing strategies such as cloud computing and mobile device management; (v) the uncertainty of customer acceptance of emerging technology; (vi) rapid technological and market changes in virtualization software and application platforms for enterprise computing; (viii) changes to product development timelines; (ix) VMware’s ability to protect its proprietary technology; and (x) VMware’s ability to attract and retain highly qualified employees.. These forward looking statements are based on current expectations and are subject to uncertainties and changes in condition, significance, value and effect as well as other risks detailed in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K that we may file from time to time, which could cause actual results to vary from expectations. VMware assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update any such forward-looking statements after the date of this release.