VMware CEO Paul Maritz: Leaving for Cloud Foundry?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – VMware CEO Paul Maritz apparently will no longer lead the virtualization company. Maritz’s potential destination: Perhaps the CEO slot at Cloud Foundry, which VMware (NYSE: VMW) may spin off as its own platform as a service (PaaS) cloud company. The potential VMware changes come as Microsoft prepares Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V upgrades to counter VMware’s vSphere platform. The chatter so far: EMC’s Pat Gelsinger is set to replace Maritz as VMware CEO, CRN reported. Plus, VMware is considering the Cloud Foundry spin-off, GigaOm reported. Some pundits are speculating that (IT news)