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VMware: New CEO, Expanded Cloud Software Strategy at VMworld

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http://www.thevarguy.com – VMware CEO Paul Maritz and his successor, Pat Gelsinger, will take center stage at VMworld on Aug. 27. Joined by CTO Steve Herrod, the trio is expected to describe how VMware (NYSE: VMW) will push beyond traditional virtualization to power next-generation data centers. The goal: Virtualize servers, storage and networking while empowering customers for cloud computing. Are VMware and its channel partners up to the challenge? VMware announced the CEO transition, effective this September, last month. More recently VMware has acquired Nicira for a network virtualization push.  And just this week, (IT news)