VMWorld Day 2: Open sourcing virtual machine tools, positioning embedded ESX, and bloggers' takes on the keynote by Cisco CEO John Chambers.
Here's an overview of the stories that grabbed our attention on Day 1 of VMWorld 2007.
3Tera said Wednesday that CEO Vlad Miloushev died suddenly on Aug. 30 from a brain aneurysm.
SWSoft is reported to be planning acquisitions, with Sphera mentioned as a likely target.
3Tera and its hosting industry partners are actively marketing the Virtual Private Data Center, a virtual appliance based on 3Tera's AppLogic software.
Sony is running a new online game off clusters of rack-mounted PlayStation 3 systems housed in data centers around the globe.
IBM plans a data center consolidation that will shift 3,900 servers onto 30 virtualized IBM mainframes running Linux.
Virtualization software specialist VMware, Inc. expects to raise about $741 million in its upcoming IPO.