Profile of Art WittmannArt Wittmann is a freelance journalist
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Articles by Art Wittmann
posted in August 2011
After VMware customers cry foul about cost changes, Microsoft makes its licensing model pitch--just in time for VMworld 2011.
With some enterprises handing out iPads like tequila shots at a party, Apple needs to belly up to the bar with a few changes.
HP killed the TouchPad and other WebOS devices, but they were available for $99 at various retailers. Unfortunately some buyers rushed to snap them up, but were shut out.
The next two to five years will be difficult for HP, as it tries to transform itself into a consulting and high-end services business like IBM.
Intel plays tablet catch-up, while IBM continues to master complexity and profit at it.
InformationWeek surveyed IT pros about VMware's recent licensing policy change and their virtualization plans. They had plenty to say about VMware--and Microsoft.
Check out what IT pros had to say about VMware's recent licensing policy change in this InformationWeek.com survey.
Here's a guess at when the iPad 3 will hit the market--think less sleigh bells and more fireworks and summer vacations.
Revised pricing policy softens but doesn't remove the sting of accounting change that angered users.
Most organizations have virtualized one-half to two-thirds of their systems. For many, that's about right.