Virtualisation is taking over, and VMware is its champion. But do you know the story behind it?
Virtualisation goes back to the 1960s. Which company invented it?
- English Electric LEO
The basics: what is the name of the software that allows one physical machine to support several virtual machines?
VMware was founded in 1998 by a group of former Berkeley students. Where was it launched in public?
- Demo 1999
- Pivot 1999
- Burning Man 1999
VMware's core product vSphere was originally called ESX. What does that stand for?
- Easy Silicon Extender
- Emulated Service Exporter
- Elastic Sky X
The current CEO of VMware was previously the first CTO at which tech giant?
In 2004, VMware was bought for $625 million - by which company?
VMware has an open source platform-as-a-service offering. What is it called?
- Cloud Foundry
- vCloud Air
what company did VMware buy for software defined networks (SDN )?
Mware bought Desktone in in 2013. What does it do?
- mobile management
- Unified communications
- Desktop as a service
Corporate indigestion! VMware bought all these firms in 2010, but sold two. Which one does it still own?
- Zimbra (collaboration tool)
- Gemstone (database)
- SlideRocket (Powerpoint in the cloud)
What technology lets VMware move virtual machines from one server to another?
VMware isn't the only vitrualisation technology. What is Microsoft's hypervisor called?
VMware also wants to viftualise storage. What is its virtual distributed storage product called ?
Holy restructure! EMC and VMware have shuffled some applicatios and analytics fucntions into a new venture. What is it called?
- Pivotal Institute
- Swivel Foundation
- Tilt Incorporated
Which MDM firm did VMware purchase early in 2014?
- Good Technology
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Not so good. Spin up another machine and try again?
Nice work - now consolidate your VMs and you're really cooking!
So good we would give you a prize... but virtualisation is its own reward!