Founded in 1998, VMware is a cloud and virtualization software service solution. VMware allows complex IT issues to be simple across the data center. They provide their IT services to over 500,000 customers and more than 55,000 partners. As technology grows, mobile cloud computing has created new challenges in the industry, that require IT organizations to virtualize the data center so the infrastructure services become cost efficient and manageable as virtual machines. VMware provides a software-defined data center that provides the ideal environment for private, public, and hybrid clouds. VMware also offers services in cloud computing, a cost effective way to compliment internal data centers. VMware's virtualization helps x86 computers to run multiple operating systems and applications, enabling the infrastructure to be more efficient and simple. VMware also helps with End User Computing that allows a seamless sync of applications between desktop, laptop, tablet, and mobile device.