VMware’s Reportedly Got a Public Cloud in Beta

VMware’s top management vented at Amazon last week during the company’s annual Partner Exchange conference in Las Vegas, telling the audience that they’re all doomed if the corporate world moves to Amazon’s infrastructure.
“We want to own the corporate workload,” CEO Pat Gelsinger said at the event. “We all lose if they end up in these commodity public clouds. We want to extend our franchise from the private cloud into the public cloud and uniquely enable our customers with the benefits of both. Own the corporate workload now and forever.”
COO Carl Eschenbach told the resellers that he found it “really hard to believe that we cannot collectively beat a company that sells books.”

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