Why is SimpliVity's CEO so confident that OmniCube will be a success? Maybe it's from the run of successes he's had, starting many years ago as an Israel Defense Special Forces commander, where he deployed technology to enhance the intelligence apparatus of his country.
Now that VMworld is upon us, it's time for my yearly cover story on the market leader.
You want a piece of Jon Toigo? Be my guest.
The Bromium cofounder and former Citrix CTO views his public battles as an essential element in his strategy to bring technology to the people by making sure they understand it.
J. Tyler "T-Rex" Rohrer, chief revenue officer and co-founder of Liquidware Labs, was never shy about selling himself and his ideas.
Which is more perilous: fleeing the Soviet Union before the fall of communism or starting up a cloud-computing business with no venture funding? Igor Papirov has survived both.
Ellen Rubin's success with startups continues at CloudSwitch, a developer of a software appliance that enables companies to securely run applications in the cloud while remaining integrated with their datacenters.
Nasuni CEO Andres Rodriguez believes he can handle the large data problem by leveraging the endless capacity of the cloud.
Unidesk President and CEO Don Bulens is in a rut, but a profitable one at that.
Jeff McNaught's career, in a nutshell: started software company; worked on TRS-80; co-developed first Windows-based thin client at Wyse that remains model for all thin clients sold today.
Being a one-man editorial shop at a magazine and Web site dedicated to virtualization is like blowing up Grand Coulee Dam and trying to catch all the spillover in a paper cup.
The memories of working in the IT industry in a post-Cold-War Russia remain vivid for Virsto CTO Alex Miroshnichenko.
Early in my editorial career, I'd occasionally cross paths with a well-known, well-connected and highly paid consultant who once declared, "Once the trade press stops writing about a technology, users start to use it."
Just in case you haven't caught one of my blogs, please allow me to introduce myself as the new editor in chief of Virtualization Review.
VMworld 2009 has come and gone-in a puff of cloud, you might say. It was a good show, still valuable, but not a great show like last year.