"...why three of their senior leaders decided they could do better elsewhere."
Curious where this trio eventually wash up after their concerted jumping ship.
VMware has revealed that three senior executives have chosen to leave the company. The three departed staff are Tom Gillis, Mark Lohmeyer and Ajay Patel. Gillis was senior vice president and general manager of VMware's networking and advanced security business group. Lohmeyer was vice president and general manager of the …
There's a couple of lines I'm not getting
VMware recently posted tepid growth of just one percent year on year – albeit at a time it introduced several major product releases, so customers had very good reason not to increase spending."
Aren't major releases the drivers of increased spending, corporate holiday upgrade shopping ?
"the virtual machine's days as the dominant way to package abstractions are over and it must therefore be relevant to the world of cloud-native applications and containers."
Abstractons of what, specifically ? or does it mean there is no place on the cloud for VMs, in any capacity
the big-five cloud providers needed any further leverage on customers, Broadcom screwing the pooch re VMWare is just another nail in the colo / on-prem coffin.
Were I a colo vendor, I'd be looking hard, very hard at alternatives to VMWare and get that offering in place before Broadcom follows through with what everyone knows is coming.........
Same if I was a techie with a heavy career emphasis on VMWare products. Time to diversify........