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VMware goes after biz critical apps with vSphere 5.5

VMworld 2013Server virtualization juggernaut VMware has been talking about the software-defined data center (SSDC) for so long that you have to stop and remember that all of the software that enables this strategy is not actually available. But at VMworld 2013 this week in San Francisco, Virtzilla will be rolling out some major pieces of its SDDC stack and putting other pieces into beta and positioning itself as best as can be hoped to capitalize on its vast ESXi hypervisor installed base and defend against the encroachment of Microsoft's System Center/Hyper-V combo and the rapidly rising OpenStack/KVM alternative.
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