Get started Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content.

VMware ESXi restrictions and VMworld in 2009

A growing company needs to make changes now and then -- and sometimes customers don't like the changes. Find out what happened with ESXi and at VMworld in 2009.

VMware's growing pains: Free ESXi and VMworld restrictions

By Eric Siebert, Contributor

VMware's decision to intentionally handicap the free version of ESXi was extremely unpopular and criticized by users and partners. This article explores VMware's rationale, in addition to why the company placed restrictions on competitors at the VMworld tradeshow.

 

Click through this series to read the Viewpoints columns!
Go back        [ 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 ]        Next
This was last published in June 2010

Dig Deeper on VMware Resources

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchVirtualDesktop

SearchDataCenter

  • How do I size a UPS unit?

    Your data center UPS sizing needs are dependent on a variety of factors. Develop configurations and determine the estimated UPS ...

  • How to enhance FTP server security

    If you still use FTP servers in your organization, use IP address whitelists, login restrictions and data encryption -- and just ...

  • 3 ways to approach cloud bursting

    With different cloud bursting techniques and tools from Amazon, Zerto, VMware and Oracle, admins can bolster cloud connections ...

SearchCloudComputing

Close