VMware, Inc. provides virtualization infrastructure solutions in the United States and internationally. The company's virtualization infrastructure solutions include a suite of products designed to deliver a software-defined data center (SDDC), run on industry-standard desktop computers and servers, and support a range of operating system and application environments, as well as networking and storage infrastructures. Its solutions enable organizations to aggregate multiple servers, storage infrastructure, and networks together into shared pools of capacity. It offers VMware vSphere, a SDDC platform, which enables users to deploy hypervisor, a layer of software that resides between the operating system and system hardware to enable compute virtualization; storage and availability products that provides data storage and protection options; network and security products; and management and automation products to manage and automate overarching IT processes involved in provisioning IT services and resources to users from initial infrastructure deployment to retirement. The company also offers SDDC suites, such as VMware vCloud Suite, VMware vSphere with Operations Management, and VMware vRealize suite for building and managing a complete cloud infrastructure for use with the VMware vSphere platform. In addition, it provides hybrid cloud computing solutions, including VMware vCloud Air, VMware vCloud Air Network Service Providers, and vCloud Air Business Ventures; and end-user computing solutions, which enables IT organizations to deliver secure access to data, applications, and devices to end users. VMware, Inc. sells its products through distributors, resellers, system vendors, and systems integrators. It has a strategic alliance with Trend Micro Incorporated. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. VMware, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of EMC Corporation.