Whilst Q2 profits might be fat..
Its now so expensive, that its no longer cost effective.. so long term, the only loser is VMWare.
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 …
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?
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