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PayPal To Replace VMware With OpenStack 286

Julie188 writes "This should make VMware nervous. PayPal and eBay are yanking VMware software from some 80,000 servers and replacing it with OpenStack. Initially, PayPal is replacing VMware on about 10,000 computer servers. Those servers will go live this summer."
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PayPal To Replace VMware With OpenStack

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  • by jbmartin6 (1232050) on Monday March 25, 2013 @04:30PM (#43276061)
    I thought the comment from this [] was pretty telling:

    VMware COO Carl Eschenbach jumped on the Amazon theme, saying, "I look at this audience, and I look at VMware and the brand reputation we have in the enterprise, and I find it really hard to believe that we cannot collectively beat a company that sells books

    VMWare is completely lost if that is how they view their marketplace.

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