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Sep 10, 2009, 15:49 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Part of that answer could be found in a Q&A session with VMware executives during the show. Tod Nielsen, VMware Chief Operating Officer, didn't pull any punches. He said that last year some of the other hypervisor vendors were too aggressive. And since VMware was spending the money and the time to put on the show, they were going to enforce certain rules to limit that type of activity. Nielsen said that VMworld is VMware's show and that attendees come to see and hear about VMware first and foremost.

"So there it is folks. Anyone want to make a prediction on whether Microsoft or Citrix will be exhibiting again in 2010? No doubt both vendors be back, but it's hard to imagine either company offering so much as lip service level support."

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