back to article VMware appoints development chief as new CTO

Imagine for a moment that you're a top-tier enterprise vendor and a week before your big annual conference, the one at which you try to impress the pants off the world, your chief technology officer (CTO) departs. They guy had about a zillion meetings lined up, with all sorts of important folks you were counting on impressing …

  1. CheesyTheClown

    Does this mean...

    That VMware 7 will maybe be less of a piece of junk than VMware 6? When you release 3 or 4 new major versions without doing anything interesting and Microsoft ends up building a better solution than you because you spread yourself too thin by writing 10 different products that do the same thing equally poorly, you know your former CTO screwed up

    1. Trevor_Pott Gold badge

      Re: Does this mean...

      Spoken like someone who has never had to actually use the soul-draining horror that is System Center. System Center anything really. It's all crap. Some more crap than others, but goddamn is it a bucket of terrible crap.

      Microsoft: forget the war on drugs, there's the war on usability to fight!

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