More on VMware/Nicira: Though VMware downplayed Nicira's threat to Cisco during its earnings...

|By:, SA News Editor

More on VMware/Nicira: Though VMware downplayed Nicira's threat to Cisco during its earnings call, most aren't buying it, and some think the purchase could unravel Cisco's partnership with parent EMC. Derrick Harris thinks the deal is more evidence VMware is shifting its focus away from proprietary solutions tied to its virtualization software, in favor of management software that supports multiple platforms. Larry Dignan proclaims "Nicira is to VMware what VMware was to EMC." (also)