There's a real battle in the virtualization market as VMware positions itself as cloud computing's operating system. Meanwhile, Microsoft is gaining traction and players like Citrix and Red Hat are also a threat. Virtualization's main selling point - the ability to use more computing capacity and save on servers - resonates for obvious reasons.
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I had believed that VMware took part in the OpenStack community because it was dragged there by its customers. Boy, I was wrong. VMware's Dan Wendlandt helps set me straight.
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