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VMware vs Microsoft Hyper-V: Is Red Hat In the Game?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Amid the virtualization war between VMware (NYSE: VMW) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), The VAR Guy continues to wonder: Can Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, based on the KVM open source platform, battle its way into a leadership position? The question is especially timely as Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) partners gather in San Diego for a major conference. Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst in June 2010 predicted VMware would suffer Sun Microsystems’ fate. Much in the way that Linux leapfrogged Sun Solaris, open source virtualization would eventually leapfrog VMware, Whitehurst insisted. Fast forward to t (IT news)