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VMware sacked the Hosted UI Team, responsible for VMware Workstation, VMware Player and VMware Fusion yesterday!

VMware sacked the Hosted UI Team, responsible for VMware Workstation, VMware Player and VMware Fusion yesterday!

What is going to happen to  VMware Workstation, VMware Player and VMware Fusion  ?

see here

http://blog.chipx86.com/2016/01/26/a-tribute-to-vmware-workstation-fusion-and-hosted-ui/
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Mohammed Khawaja2016-01-27 08:43 AMID: 1891259
I am shocked as to what they did.  VMware Workstation is a bestseller and a profitable unit.  This is what happens when too many people with MBA designations start carving up companies because a profitable sector is not a core business.  Too bad and I guess I will start using VirtualBox more now even though I hate Oracle.

RIP Workstation, Fusion and Hosted UI!

Outsourced = college grad working in a distant country without foresight or knowledge of what the product was.  Seen it too many times where the outsourcer keeps losing skilled staff (i.e. Tata Consultancy losing people to Wipro for $0.50/hr more and them losing people to Infosys for another $0.10/hr raise) and your development suffers resulting in shoddy products and finally the termination of the product.

I hope Citrix steps in and create a good product.
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Why that team not the vSphere Web Console team :-| ?

They've sacked the wrong team there.

Who knows by outsourcing the development it can. Bring down the price further due to the lower cost to manufacture.
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pgm5542016-03-11 11:06 AMID: 1899633
Dell bought EMC and it was only a matter of time.
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@pgm554 - it was not an EMC or Dell decision! Lots of development being offshored, and that's been happening before October 2015!
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pgm5542016-03-11 11:34 AMID: 1899639
If you ever been to EMC headquarters (and I have) you probably couldn't tell the difference.

H1B haven.
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We will have to wait and see what the future holds...
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