VMWare: Time to Pay the Open Source Piper
Jul 09, 2008, 21:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"It would not be an exaggeration to say that yesterday was a
very bad day for VMWare.
"My friend and fellow tech blogger colleague at ComputerWorld,
Steven J Vaughn-Nichols, thinks the company will be down for the
count when they take their next hit, that essentially, the company
should be treated like the walking dead. As he sees it, Open Source
hypervisors and Microsoft's Hyper-V will sweep away the market
share of their overpriced ESX Server bread and butter product, and
the company will quickly become a has-been..."