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While it's not completely out of the woods amid the recession, the virtualization software maker is now able to give a little more clarity in its forecasts. Like majority owner EMC
After putting them on the back burner, companies are making IT investments again, and VMware's customers have shown a strong appetite for its services. It may take some time for VMware's new vSphere software to make an impact on revenue, but CAPS members see big long-term potential in virtualization, a market that Oracle
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