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Competitors find VMware's growth hard to digest

I can fully understand though, all the money, all those new customers who ought to have been using other virtualization products; all that IPO stuff; all that Intel and Cisco (and other big daddies wanna eat pie at VMware's kiosk).

Honestly, the typical car buying users and customers want simplicity. Look at VMware, they have made all those windoze admins VMware aware. They got the GUI and the winboys took it with arms wide open. So all Xen needs is some cool GUI stuff and trust me, you will have loads of folks trying out your stuff.

El Reg's post:

Meanwhile, VMware is providing the whole car. It might be sleek, shiny and complete, but what you see is what you get — all at the mercy of VMware. Their proprietary code may get VMware rich, but it leaves everyone else in the cold. And as VMware's platform expands, it's bound to step on partner's toes more and more. "We want people to use our codebase and have everyone make out like bandits," said Crosby. "Otherwise, only VMWare makes out like bandits. That's not good for the rest of us.
Bandits, eh?

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