ServerWatch: Virtually Speaking: Virtualization Goes Showbiz
Nov 12, 2006, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Single-vendor trade shows have traditionally been a risky
proposition for all involved. Does the vendor have enough clout to
attract others in the field and thus develop a balanced event more
about learning than selling? Intel and Oracle are two vendors that
have done this successfully.
"VMware may be close to joining the fold. This week's VMworld,
held at the Los Angeles Convention Center attracted close to 100
exhibitors, about 7,000 attendees, and was the epicenter of a host
of virtual announcements, from the synergistic to the seemingly
incompatible, from OEMs and small ISVs alike..."