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