back to article VMware sprawls across the data centre to post 'solid' Q2 results

VMware has posted what CEO Pat Gelsinger described as “solid” second quarter results that exceeded analysts expectations on earnings-per-share and fell over the line on the revenue growth front. The former metric was 93 cents a share, two cents higher than expected. The latter was $1.6bn, a four per cent improvement that …

  1. K

    Whilst Q2 profits might be fat..

    Its now so expensive, that its no longer cost effective.. so long term, the only loser is VMWare.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    category: VSAN ... 1 word ... 9 letters

    "shelfware"

  3. Trevor_Pott Gold badge

    Pillory the overly expensive licensing, lack of innovation and bizarre bundling (EVO:RAIL, hullo!) all you want, but VSAN is slouch. vSphere 6 is a solid release and VSAN has been a solid storage solution. Good tech, well tested, well supported.

    Now, if only anyone other than the elites could afford it, and there were sane, smooth progressions from one tier of licensing to another. Ah well, that's what competition is for, no?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Promise of an integrated stack

      I haven't seen too many independent purchases of VSAN outside of an ELA. Would love to hear about folks experience. We are in the midst of a decision and our reseller is pushing an ELA. Has someone done a pricing analysis?

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