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Vendor Lock-In

Vendor lock-in, also called proprietary lock-in or customer lock-in, is a technique used by some technology vendors to make their customers dependent on them for products and services by making […]

Virtual Machine

A virtual machine (VM) is a computer system emulation that behaves like a computer but does not need its own separate hardware in order to function. A VM is referred […]


Virtualization is the process of creating a software-based, virtual representation of a physical IT resource. Applications, servers, desktops, storage devices and networks can all be virtualized. Virtualization has become the […]


VMware is a virtualization and cloud computing software vendor based in Palo Alto, California. Founded in 1998, VMware is now a subsidiary of Dell Technologies. VMware bases its virtualization technologies […]

VMware Server

VMware Server is a (now discontinued) no-cost virtualization software product developed and supplied by VMware, Inc., a subsidiary of Dell Technologies. VMware Servers can create, edit and run virtual machines […]