In some people's eyes, VMware has had a tough past couple of weeks.
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The world of hypervisors is complicated by the fact that there are proprietary and open source tools and the latter are often pressed into service in different ways, say nothing of the fact that the whole market is evolving quickly.
After years of playing catch-up to VMware the upcoming version of Hyper-V is wowing the Microsoft faithful with unique new features -- and gaining the attention of VMware users, too, one consultant says.
Windows Server 8 looks promising enough that Cisco Systems is queuing up two new products designed to extend its network controls to Hyper-V virtual environments when Microsoft releases Windows Server 8 sometime next year.
A storage virtualisation start-up called Virsto Software has developed a Microsoft Hyper-V add-on that speeds up access to data in virtualised datacentres.
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