Posted by: MikeLaverick
Following on my series of blogposts about vSphere4.1 this article is all about the ch-ch-ch-changes to ESXi. For me, personally – these changes are the MOST important ones in vSphere4.1. Without them, I think VMware would have a real fight on its hands to prize the Service Console from the cold-dead hands of hard-core VMware COS men. Personally, I think VMware’s biggest challenge in the next 12-18 months is going to be convincing business to move from welterweight hypervisor to a skinny-latte version.
There will some folks who might hope, pray, delude themselves that VMware might have change of thought about the end of ESX “Classic”. If VMware did it would be the biggest uturn of recent years…
[Note: Article is currently missing screen shots, they are in the process of being prep'd, and should appear very shortly...]