History of VMware: Evolution Timeline

The Concept of Virtualization

Photos of VMware’s team. VMware

“What you had was people placing services on servers in a way that led to lightly loaded machines that were idle most of the time. The whole thing was built for peak performance (and not maximum utilization). Well, idle machines use as much energy as fully utilized machines. The way out of this is to put more on the machines, and get them to be more efficient and take on the work load that will, to some extent, lower the power consumption.”

ESX interface. VMware
VMware’s Cork Office in Ireland. VMware

“I’m 59 years old and VMware is the best investment I made in my life.”

VMware goes public in 2007. VMware

Conclusion

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