Converged infrastructure gets — converged: Companies swallow each other as virtualization spreads

| January 20, 2017

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When it comes to virtualization, VMware Inc. isn’t the only game in the town. For years technologies like containers and hyper-converged infrastructure have competed with VMware for customers. According to Chris Harney, CTO of CyberNorth and founder of the Virtualization Technology Users Group (VTUG), the market for virtualization has never been hotter; so who will come out on top?

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