A perfect storm is brewing ahead and, like a fishing captain who doesn’t get that a plummeting barometer means stay at port, VMware is persisting in sailing into disaster.
Yes, I know, VMware as recently as last fall owned the virtualization market. Then, 85% of all virtualization users were running VMWare. So what. I’m sure there was a company that had 85% of the buggy-whip market… just before Henry Ford decided that Americans wanted a cheap, dependable car in any color they wanted so long as it was black.
Here are my reasons why VMware’s future looks just as bright as the buggy whip manufacturers.