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Linux and Unix Training: The Death of VMWare

Jul 11, 2006, 01:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Something that isn't popular at all with VMWare engineers, salespeople or anyone else who's bought heavily into VMWare technology is my theory that VMWare is headed quickly to relative obscurity within about 2 years.

"What with the drumbeat of virtualization technologies all available for free or low/no cost, including VMWare Player, the VMWare Server product, Microsoft's Virtual Server R2 Enterprise and of course Xen 2.0/3.0, VMWare's for-pay services and software seem increasingly expensive and unnecessary for a growing class of users..."

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