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Not long ago, I was talking with a friend of mine who works at VMware, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based irtualization software giant. Many people, even very technology-savvy folks, don't realize how big and powerful VMware really is. This is a software company with a market capitalization of nearly $23 billion, and its market cap was larger than that not long ago. The company's CEO is Paul Maritz, who was a powerful executive at Microsoft for many years. Lately, though, VMware's future has been widely questioned because virtualization features are showing up free in operating systems and there are numerous free and open source virtualization options. My friend at VMware, though, made clear that the company is far from dead.

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