Despite the fact that the economic conditions in Europe and Australia weakened in the third quarter and that the company didn't launch its updated virtualization and cloud software until late August, VMware turned in numbers that more or less met expectations. Just the same, profits were down 11.7 per cent to $156.8m against a …
Crikey. After all this time and jurnos still can't spell. "But not AN pinchy as expected"? Don't think sooo.
VMWare's decline is in sight, thanks to a fast-growing KVM for Linux, PowerVM holding its own for IBM Power Systems and a shockingly good catch-up by Microsoft (yes, those guys!) with Hyper-V in Server 2012.
For all the noise
Geez, for all the noise and press we give VMware, they are about as big as IBM UK in revenue and profits... sheesh