VMware is at a crossroads. Few doubt the benefits it has brought to the data centre, or even to smaller organisations who appreciate how virtualisation helps to simplify operations of a more modest server fleet. But the technology world is also fascinated by the public cloud, which offers fast and cheap access to servers on …
When I see that they are based in Washington DC beltway, obviously they are milking the US gvt heavily. I mean brutally milkin' it like crazy, for doing N-O-T-H-I-N-G at all. I'm talking $10m support contracts and upwards for supplying few engineers drinking tea all day. No way I can trust a tech company who's built the business on such projects.
This DC greed also spilled into their consumer products. For VMWare Fusion they started charging for upgrades every 6 months. I was a fool twice, then switched to VirtualBox.
"VMware is at a crossroads"
Yep - Hyper-V and Azure will walk all over this. VMware are just sooooo expensive.