I can’t wait to see the details on this next week!!!
Thanks to Jeff Pitsch in pointing this out to me:
VMware is expected to announce next week that it will begin giving away one of its key products for free: GSX Server, sources familiar with the plan said.
VMware may gain two advantages from the move. First, because virtual machines can be moved from GSX to ESX, customers who try the former may choose to upgrade to the latter. Second, giving the software away for free could make VMware’s technology more popular and cement the company’s lead over emerging rivals. For example, a couple of months ago Microsoft announced that it’s similar [more …]