Sure, I think the 3 categories might be around even longer than that.
But certainly NOT all of the boxes that keep falling from the "Federation" dumper truck! Not even half I would bet!
And yes... very very very different companies. In fact all EMC sales reps I know never remind their customer that VMware is part of the house... as sales argument! Oh no, ...I bet I'm the only one who was told that, wasn't I?