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VMware has cracked the $US5bn barrier for the first time on the back of 17 per cent year-on-year revenue growth it says it can repeat again during 2014. The company also reported Q4 revenue of $1.48bn, up 15 per cent from 2012's fourth quarter. Virtzilla's current hero is its management and automation software. Just about …

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"And the fact that VMware isn't slowing down even though Microsoft more-or-less gives away its rival Hyper-V?"

vSphere is already slowing down - Hyper-V is now mature, and costs bundles less - even as a whole stack with management tools. Hyper-V is now on 27.6% of new server installs and growing versus vSphere on 56.8%....which is a decline from 65.4%...

http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2013/05/31/microsoft-quietly-gains-share-in-virtualization/

VMWare are sweating their existing customers with high licencing fees and you can only do that for so long when there are good alternatives....

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Oracle are sweating their existing customers with high licencing fees and you can only do that for so long when there are good alternatives....

VMWare are sweating their existing customers with high licencing fees and you can only do that for so long when there are good alternatives....

That this is interchangeable makes me sad.

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