Introducing VMware vCloud Director
VMware vSphere has become the de facto hypervisor for virtualizing production servers in the last 10 years. As organizations realize the underutilization of most x86 workloads, they look to run those workloads with less hardware and consolidate to increase efficiency and reduce cost. The increased agility that virtualization delivers was initially perceived as a side effect, but with the growth in virtualization, this agility is moving center stage and becoming a critical reason to virtualize.
Seeking to further enhance their hypervisor offering and secure its place among open source competitors (who were making significant progress in the emerging public cloud space), VMware started working on what ...