Forrester's James Staten offers insight into VMware's newly announced public cloud offering and what it means for the channel, infrastructure and operations pros, and the corporate data center.
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This week at the VMware Partner Exchange, CEO Pat Gelsinger and staff decided to demonize Amazon Web Services and their public cloud brethren in a very shortsighted defensive move that frankly betrays the fact that they don't understand the disruption they are facing.
What does the changing of the guard mean at VMware? James Staten takes an in-depth look at Pat Gelsinger's ascension and what it means for VMware's customers.
Whenever a company changes the name of their major product you often have to wonder what level of change they are trying to signal. In the case of VMware which changed ESX to vSphere yesterday, the signal is one of intent.
VMware and Citrix want to be your cloud infrastructure provider. The competing virtual infrastructure makers announced dueling cloud initiatives this week aimed at providing xSPs with simple to deploy and buy cloud computing platforms that come from very different angles and may serve to bifurcate the mid to small market service provider space.