If you are following the virtualization industry, you have most certainly seen one of the many articles about the IDC Virtualization Tracker report that was just released.
Folks, this report has some big problems. According to the IDC Fact Sheet, “IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Server Virtualization Tracker consists of independent, unbiased data, updated quarterly.” I’m not sure where this allegedly independent, unbiased data came from, but hopefully next time it will actually be independent and unbiased.
Mike DiPetrillo has written up an excellent analysis of the report. Check it out!