TITLE

Microsoft Has VMware in Crosshairs

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;1/21/2008, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reveals that Microsoft has acquired startup firm Calista Technologies and expanded its alliance with Citrix Systems in a bid to compete with VMware's dominance in virtualization technology. Virtualization refers to a technology that disrupts the traditional business model by integrating one machine to one piece of software like an operating system. It also enables firms to save on hardware costs by running existing equipment more efficiently
ACCESSION #
36962031

 

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