"In fact, the V-Index probably does Red Hat an injustice because
a fair number of companies do use RHEL, but just not as their
primary virtualization platform: 80 percent of RHEV users actually
use it as a complement to an existing VMware implementation,
according to Red Hat. The company said that's because most
companies start by virtualizing their less-than-critical Windows
servers on VMware, and they are now beginning to virtualize their
more mission-critical Linux machines (running Red Hat Enterprise
Linux, of course) on RHEV.
"That may be true, but when it comes to the public cloud, the
news is all about VMware's vCloud, Microsoft's Azure, the
Citrix-sponsored CloudStack, OpenStack and ... very little about
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