VMWorld Day 1 Thoughts

VMworld has a news gravity all its own. You can follow it closely, but there will still be things that you miss as the event runs its course. That’s why it’s always helpful to get different perspectives on what’s resonating from a news and announcement perspective. Nathaniel avery wrote up his thoughts about what he saw on the first day of the event, including a look at ESXi on ARM, RDS on VMware, and Project Dimension. Make sure to check out his thoughts on how they will impact VMware’s future and customers. We also talked about this on this week’s Gestalt IT Rundown, so make sure to give that a look too.

Nathaniel Avery comments:

Confession – It’s been more than a few years since I’ve been hands-on responsible for the day-to-day running of ESX in an enterprise.  I some point, I was asked to move more “up the stack” and manage those who were hands-on and design systems that would rely on VMware ESX as a foundation.  As such, some of my views could be a bit slanted more towards wondering how / if enterprises would pick up what VMware put down at their annual trade show and conference, VMworld.

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Rich Stroffolino

Rich has been a tech enthusiast since he first used the speech simulator on a Magnavox Odyssey². Current areas of interest include ZFS, the false hopes of memristors, and the oral history of Transmeta.