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VMware 5.0 Licensing Changes: Your voices have been heard

Aug 04, 2011, 21:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Hess)

[ Thanks to Ken Hess for this link. ]

"Do you think big companies don't listen to your insignificant voice? Ordinarily, I might agree that they don't. I would join the chorus in saying that big corporations bow to their boards and investors. And, we'd be right. However, VMware is different. They don't have to be different but they are. VMware is the Microsoft of the virtualization space and they don't have to pander to anyone's murmuring, complaining or whining. They could hold you for ransom. Some of you thought that's exactly what was happening with the new VMware 5.0 licensing model announced in mid-July. Today, VMware shows that its focus is on you, the customer."

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