“Through deals with HP, Dell, Fujitsu Siemens and IBM, Vmware has arranged to ship its ESX 3i hypervisor virtualization software preinstalled in servers. The products will also come with a trial version of VMware's Infrastructure 3. While VMware works to capitalize on its position as the leader in the virtualization market, Microsoft is readying its own offering.” Source: linuxinsider.com
Tuesday VMware announced that servers with ESX 3i pre-installed will ship. This way they hope to gain even more momentum in getting the biggest share in the virtualization world. Even do Oracle and Microsoft are now starting to get their own good share of this market VMware is still the leading supplier of virtualization platforms. Today VMware announced that they will pre-installed ship it on Sun x64 Server and Storage Portfolio.