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April 17, 2015
Ravello’s nested virtualization has expanded to VMware environments, allowing customers to use ESXi in AWS and Google Cloud Platform.
August 28, 2013
Some VMware shops have experimented with running big data applications in the cloud or virtualizing big data workloads, with surprising results.
January 04, 2013
VMware CTO Steve Herrod offers his two cents on changing data center dynamics as vendors aim to extend virtualization principles beyond servers.
October 11, 2012
VMware vCloud updates, as well as plans for enterprise-wide storage virtualization, have sparked only lukewarm reactions from the IT community.
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