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October 12, 2016
IT shops comfortable with vSphere may be happier staying home when comparing VMware vs. OpenStack to put together legacy and next-generation applications.
July 13, 2016
Waiting another six months for Microsoft's Azure Stack will be a hiccup to some IT shops, but narrowing their hardware choices for it will be far less welcomed.
June 29, 2016
IT pros see potential for VMware's Project Photon and the Photon OS to tie together cloud-native applications and existing VMware environments.
June 28, 2016
VMware made its name virtualizing servers and later with other proprietary technology, but it's reaching out to developers with its container-friendly, open source Project Photon.
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