Well, a couple of months ago I warned people that a war of words/blogs/webcast was about to breakout as we neared the release of Microsoft’s HyperV. Personally, I find this stuff very depressing – not least because it's not a two-horse race. There are other virtualization vendors out there other than VMware & Microsoft.
I was going to put together a rebuttal of recent “analysts” that came up on Microsoft’s website. But I honestly can’t be bothered to waste my breathe. So here’s the offending article.
This is the article in question called Six Reasons Why Microsoft’s Hyper-V Will Overtake VMware to Become the Major Player in the x86 Server Virtualization
and this is a searchservervirtualization blog post that more or less agrees with it
Here’s a direct rebuttal from the VMware: Virtual Reality Blog which is called “Recipe for a Catchy Headline: Top ___ Reasons Why VMware is ___ (Fill in the blanks)”
and another servervirtualization post which falls squarely in favor of VMware…