TechValidate Research on VMware Professional Services

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1,573 Customers Surveyed

9,954 Data Points Collected

560 Published TechFacts

45 Published Charts

3 Published Case Studies

Selected Research Highlights

Many times, TAM service allowed us to reduce the time for resolving problems. He allowed for access to experts as well as knowledge.

IT Specialist, Global 500 Computer Services Company

Length of VMware TAM Services

How long have you had VMware TAM Services?

5 or more years: 39%
3-4 years: 31%
1-2 years: 26%
Less than 1 year: 4%

Government Agency Uses VMware to Build IT Services Strategy


This case study of a state & local government is based on a March 2013 survey of VMware Accelerate Advisory Services customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Executive awareness of the tactical means by which VMware helps execute on strategy. Clear identification of next steps in IT services strategy.”

“Business justification for IT investment to drive innovation”


  • Solved the following challenges with VMware Accelerate Advisory Services:
    • Established a clear direction for the future state of IT
    • Created roadmap for IT transformation
    • Optimized organization and processes for cloud operations

Use Case

  • Used the following VMware Accelerate Advisory Service offerings to move the IT organization forward:
    • Benchmarking
    • IT transformation scorecard
    • Business case/value model
    • Assessments/recommendations
  • Rated the importance of VMware Accelerate Advisory Services deliverable content as a 3 – very important out of 5 in transforming an IT organization.


  • Will realize the following benefits with VMware Accelerate Advisory Services:
    • Brief executives
    • Define IT future state
    • Prioritize initiatives
  • Expects to achieve an ROI of 25 to 50% with VMware Accelerate Advisory Services.
  • Used Accelerate Advisory Services engagement deliverables to make operational decisions.
  • Started receiving value from VMware Accelerate Advisory Services immediately – during and upon completion of initial engagement.

VMware Lab Connect Survey – Enhanced Learning

Did using VMware Lab Connect enhance your learning experience?

Completely enhanced my learning experience: 29%
Satisfactorily enhanced my learning experience: 42%
Somewhat enhanced my learning experience: 22%
Did not enhance my learning experience: 7%

VMware TAM Services Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Senior IT Architect of a Global 500 pharmaceuticals company is very likely to recommend* VMware TAM Services for the following reason:

“TAM services provides better engagement with business stakeholders and less associated with the sales viewpoint. They make sure you know what’s coming regarding the roadmap, and help get the best value out of what we’ve already bought.”

*Based on a response of 10 to the question “On a scale of 0-10, how likely would you be to recommend VMware TAM Services?”

Case Study: Global 500 Professional Services Company


This case study of a Global 500 professional services company is based on a January 2014 survey of VMware Professional Services customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We used the services organization to plan, deploy, and optimize our SRM environment.”

“We also increased our knowledge of the SRM product with best practices for optimizing the install.”


  • Purchased VMware Technology Consulting Services to meet the following challenges:
    • Bring additional virtualization expertise
    • Deploy technology faster

Use Case

  • Achieved the following benefits with VMware Technology Consulting Services:
    • Benefited from VMware’s best practice insights
    • Improved time-to-project completion
    • Reduced costs
  • Received value from VMware Technology Consulting Services immediately.


  • Rated how likely they were to recommend VMware Technology Consulting Services based on the following criteria:
    • Quality of communications: Extremely likely
    • Time to project completion: Extremely likely
    • End-user satisfaction: Extremely likely
    • Service delivery quality: Extremely likely
    • Accelerated staff knowledge: Extremely likely

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