Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Jul 2007 22:00 UTC, submitted by _mikk
Intel "Intel and VMware announced today that Intel Capital is taking a USD 218.5 million stake in virtualization company VMWare. Intel will purchase 9.5 million Class A shares at USD 23 per share, which, at the completion of VMware's forthcoming IPO, will give Intel about a 2.5 percent stake in the company. Because VMware's stock is split between Class A shares, which have less voting power, and Class B shares, Intel won't control that many votes in the company, but they will get a board seat."
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RE: Some fresh ideas could help
by psychicist on Tue 10th Jul 2007 17:26 UTC in reply to "Some fresh ideas could help"
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If VMware wants to they will, if not then we'll have to look forward to other technologies such as Xen en KVM. I agree that a company making such boneheaded decisions in these times is not very wise indeed. They could have used cross-platform technologies.

But I don't care about VMware the company. I just want a product that does what I want it to. If VMware is the company that delivers that functionality, that's fine. If not, then I'll have to say goodbye to VMware. I'm mostly interested in KVM on my Linux machines these days anyway.

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