Virtualisation is taking over, and VMware is its champion. But do you know the story behind it?
LAST UPDATED: 31/08/2017
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?
Who currently owns VMware?
VMware agreed to partner with which of its rivals in November 2016?
Which of these has VMware NOT acquired?
VMware's EMEA CTO told Silicon which of these terms would eventually die out?
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 ?
EMC and VMware moved some applications and analytics functions into a venture called...
- Pivotal Institute
- Swivel Foundation
- Tilt Incorporated
Which MDM firm did VMware purchase early in 2014?
- Good Technology
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