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January 14, 2021
Newly appointed Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger brings technical chops to the top of the giant chipmaker, but it may take a while to right the ship. Does he have enough time?
January 13, 2021
Facing delays of critical products along with superior offerings by AMD and Nvidia the past couple of years, Intel CEO is stepping down to be replaced by VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger.
February 05, 2020
VMware moved its per-CPU licensing plan closer to competitors' per-core licensing plans by requiring one license for CPUs with 32 cores.
April 09, 2019
The Hewlett Packard Enterprise-Nutanix partnership sprang up on two fronts, bringing more layers of coopetition to the world of HCI. But where does this leave HPE SimpliVity?
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