To say VMware and EMC are desperately seeking enterprise cloud credibility with the proposed spinoff of Cloud Foundry and SpringSource along with key EMC(s emc) technologies into a separate subsidiary might be overstating the case. But not by much. The move shows that EMC and VMware(s vmw) must strengthen their hand in enterprise software and cloud computing. The EMC subsidiary, expected to be announced this week, will focus resources -- and about 1,000 former VMware employees -- on this key segment where…
Why VMware is spinning off Cloud Foundry and SpringSource
December 3, 2012 By Leave a Comment
So, we will see if the problem with Cloud Foundry was the conflict with VMware's application cloud partners or a lack of ability to execute. Count me as an skeptic because this is a difficult offering to develop and mature. However, I do respect Paul's original vision and hold out hope that the narrowed focus on the platform will pay off for the overall industry. Related links Is VMware headed the way of Novell?