back to article Adieu pour toujours! VMware flogs vCloud Air hosting biz to OVH

VMware is selling its core infrastructure-as-a-service hosting business vCloud Air to OVH, the French cloud computing company. Financial terms of the sale, which is due to close in the second calendar quarter, were not revealed. Announcing the deal on Tuesday, Pat Gelsinger, VMware chief executive officer, called its sale “ …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    WTF?

    Couple of things.

    1. What is their strategy again? All of this mind and strategy change has got to be bothering their enterprise customers. Oh, that's right, AWS to the rescue. Something about laying down with dogs and fleas comes to mind...

    2. Where are the comments? Almost any other major vendor draws comments quickly. But, VMware? "Who?" You say?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Re: Come on Reg

    Come now I'm sure this is a great strategy for ALL of the vCloud Air customers. Right now tens of people are rejoicing.

  3. Noonoot

    Lost count of all their products

    Remind me what all their products are again? Too many products, too little of too much.

  4. IGnatius T Foobar
    Thumb Up

    Win.

    This is a win. VMware should not be selling software to cloud providers and competing with them at the same time.

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