Tech all-star Diane Greene is ostensibly working on Demeterr, a super-secret SaaS company — application focus unknown — and is also investing in Datrium.
Update: Mark Lucovsky, the star engineer who made waves when he left Microsoft for Google, is now doubtless hoping for a quieter transition as he leaves VMware for parts unknown.
Though we may know little about mysterious mobile payments startup Clinkle, investors given a peek into its inner workings are seeing a lot to like. Sir Richard Branson has joined an already impressive group of backers.
Will VMware be able to replicate the monster success it achieved inside corporate server rooms in the cloud at large? Maybe, but it will have to execute well on many fronts and catch a lot of breaks for that to happen.
Yowza. New Series E round brings total funding for IPO-bound Pure Storage to a whopping $245 million.
Startup PernixData says its software will pool existing server-side flash running in data centers and make it a sharable resource. That means companies can add capacity without necessarily adding more storage.
CloudPhysics says its Knowledge Base Advisor about VMware deployments is just a first step in it becoming the New Relic of VMware operations.
We’ve all heard about the brain drain at VMware. Now we know where some of those brains are headed — to Datrium, the startup funded and founded by VMware co-founder Diane Greene.
Updated: Cloud infrastructure poobah flies the coop, apparently destined for VMware co-founder Diane Greene’s new mystery startup.
As VMware transitions from CEO Paul Maritz to CEO Pat Gelsinger and keeps pushing beyond its server virtualization roots, there are a lot of questions about where the company is headed. Here are 6 key issues the company should address at VMworld.