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One player down, DELL steps out – Stops Selling vWorkspace

One player down, DELL steps out – Stops Selling vWorkspace

Today we were surprised by the news that DELL stopped selling vWorkspace, the news came through an article at Brianmadden.com. If you’re interested in the article you can read it here – article – Let me share my thought on this.

As you might remember Dell bought EMC a while ago, it was october 12th I think when we heard that. That day was perhaps the day that marked the end of vWorkspace. For years already vWorkspace had to battle Citrix and VMware, not that they couldn’t do what was needed but they were the other vendor doing also something like VDI.

With the acquisition of EMC by Dell came the promise of Dell that they would leave VMware alone, VMware will continue to be a separately publicly traded company were the exact words, where as EMC will go private and be part of Dell.

What does all this have to do with vWorkspace?

Perhaps you noticed that VMware did work pretty hard on building a EUC stack over the past years, they acquired multiple companies to grow a…

Read the entire article here, One player down, DELL steps out

via Rob Beekmans.net

RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans Rob Beekmans is a 26 year IT vetaran that worked in many fields in IT before he joined PQR 7 year ago. Rob is a senior consultant with a strong focus on Application and desktop delivery, User Environment Management, Mobility and monitoring. Rob is a VMware vExpert and is a member of the VMware EUC-Champions group. Rob shares his vision and insights on his personal blog, on webinars or on stage.

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