"There has been quite a bit of interesting chatter and a whole
lot of speculation within the VMware community lately about the
future and viability of its free VMware Server product. VMware does
seem focused on the vSphere product and how it ultimately relates
to cloud computing, but have they turned a blind eye to VMware
"People are curious. So answers are needed. The first question,
is VMware Server being discontinued? Second, is VMware even still
remotely interested in advancing this Type-2 or hosted
virtualization platform? And finally, why do end-users care? Isn't
this old technology? Why not just upgrade to vSphere?
"The VMware Server virtualization platform has been in existence
for nearly a decade and really does have quite an interesting
history. Even though vSphere is the current champion with VMware
and its users, Server still has a strong fan base"