Suggestion to VMware

Posted on January 6th, 2009 in Announcement, Industry News, Virtualization | 3 Comments »

Welcome to the year 2009 and I do hope to see the changes from VMware in term of their products strategy & marketing strategy too. Everybody aware that the price for the ESX enterprise could be the show stoppers to some of the potential users who want to choose VMware instead of the competitors such as Hyper V and Xen. In the current economy downturn, VMware should try to reduce the licensing costing to increase the market share which could be benefits to their customer. Customer will always sign up for the support agreement on yearly basis and it does allow VMware to generate revenue in long term base.

Beside this, training and certification are big issues in here. Most users will not affordable the training fees which is very expensive today to get certify. The value of the VCP should be the quality of deliver, and it shouldn’t be restricted to rich guy who able to pay for the course fees. Most expert are capable and experience but had not been attended any training and not certify which due to the expensive training cost.
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VMware ESX 4

Posted on November 25th, 2008 in Announcement, Industry News, Virtualization | 3 Comments »

According to VMware Seminar today, the future of the VMware Enterprise Edition Virtualization which name as ESX 4 will be launched next year, will contain some of the features which been show case during the seminar to the public. Below is some of the information which had been shared by VMware for reference

1. 64 bits kernel VS the current 32 bits kernel on ESX server
2. Thin Provisioning
3. Fault Tolerance
4. 8 way virtual SMP
5. 256 GB memory per single VM

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VMware ESX 4 beta screenshots

Posted on November 4th, 2008 in Industry News, Operating Systems, Virtualization | 14 Comments »

Please check more details at VMware vSphere 4 launching today!