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VMware: The new king of Data Center?

For IT pros, it was smack talk worthy of Terrell Owens. Rosenblum has cause to be cocky. VMware's dazzling partial initial public offering has filled its coffers with almost a billion dollars, and its hypervisor market share looks insurmountable. Meanwhile, Microsoft's Windows Server 2008, which has yet to take the field, won't include a hypervisor until six months after the server launches.

Second--and perhaps more significant--the hypervisor is becoming the main mediator among the components of a data center ecosystem. Large and small vendors alike are building or enhancing their product lines to tap into the hypervisor as a control point, for tracking resource use, provisioning and moving virtual machines, and tying into storage systems.

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