Sorely tempted as I was to do otherwise, I sat on my keyboarding fingers while the VMware saga unfolded yesterday--or at least I limited myself to posting some initial thoughts via Twitter. I know a lot of the personalities involved--I first met ousted VMware CEO Diane Greene in 2000--but I didn't feel I knew enough to discuss what happened in detail. Now, the day after, I don't claim to know exactly what happened within EMC's walls, but I've heard and surmised enough to feel comfortable offering some thoughts.
This wasn't predominantly about financial results. A … Read more