"Today, VMware has about 80 percent of the virtualization
market. By 2011, I think it may be lucky to have 8 percent of the
"I believe that because everyone and their brother are now
offering free or open-source virtualization of one kind or another.
From the open-source world, you've got open-source software
virtualization programs such as Xen OpenVZ, KVM, VirtualBox and UML
(User Mode Linux) all coming on like gangbusters. And we all know
what a little open-source operating system called Linux did to
rival Unix/BSD operating system vendors, don't we...?"