VMworld 2012: CEO Points to Software Defined Data Center

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http://www.thevarguy.com – VMware CEO Paul Maritz (l.) and his successor, Pat Gelsinger (r.), are taking center stage at VMworld now. Also on hand: CTO Steve Herrod. The trio is describing how VMware (NYSE: VMW) will push beyond traditional virtualization to power next-generation data centers — so-called software-defined data centers. Here’s the minute-by-minute update. On Stage First: VMware Chief Marketing Officer Rick Jackson. He covered: 20,000 attendees are expected to be on hand here. Another 10,000 joining live keynote via online connections later today. CEOs of Dell, EMC, VMware and NetApp will be o (IT news)