I thought I'd collect and share links to news and blogs about VMware, following the departure of founder Diane Greene earlier today. Without adding everything up and throwing it into a blender, it appears that most observers see this as a blown play by EMC. I'm not so sure. The timing isn't very good, but VMware probably needs a more operations focused leader at this stage of their development. Whatever, it sure adds a lot of mystery to the industry at a time when things tend to get a little sleepy.
StorageZilla it will be interesting to see what he says about this in the days to come
Todd Bishop – with a Microsoftian perspective
Tom Curlin's comments on virtualization.com. Perhaps the worst case of bad timing in a long while