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VMware asserted its prime place at the front of the storage management line yesterday when it announced vStorage API set along with its virtual data centre operating system (VDC-OS). It is banking on these announcements at the opening of its VMworld conference yesterday putting it to the fore in becoming the location for …

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  1. Tim

    Testing

    Let's hope they've learned a bit about testing things since last month's shameful debacle.

  2. Richard
    Alert

    Red Hat already has a storage API

    "It all sounds pretty thorough and impressive and raises the bar yet again for VMware competitors Citrix, Microsoft, Red Hat, Sun and Virtual Iron."

    Red Hat already have a virtualization storage API through libvirt (http://libvirt.org/storage.html) It is being used by Sun and VirtualIron too.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Linux

    Red Hat are pretty progressive,

    but they lack the sales penetration and tier of partner companies Vmware have, so VMware's storage API usage will paly a lot better

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton

    The best thing about standards...

    *Cough* SMI-S *Cough*

    http://www.snia.org/forums/smi/

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