VMworld 2009 – Opening Keynote – Tod Throws the Gaunlet

Today there are 30 Fortune 1000 companies who are not using VMware.   The gaunlet has been thrown.   Free VMworld passes if you can get them to start using VMware.   This was thrown by Tod Nielsen, Chief Operating Officer of VMware. 

update (1 Sept 09 10:31PM):   The list of 30 is as follows – Thanks to Anthony in the comments:

Allied Waste Industries
Amerco
Annaly Capital Management
AutoNation
Beacon Roofing Supply
Burlington Coat Factory
Calumet Specialty Products
Carpenter Production Services
Dole Food
ExpressJet Holdings
Flowers Foods
Fred’s
Group 1 Automotive
Host Hotels & Resorts
Hudson City Bancorp
Ingles Markets
Interactive Brokers Group
Internatonal Assets Holding
Interstate Bakeries
Kansus City Southern
KB Home
Mueller Industries
Mueller Water Products
Mutual of America Life
Nalco Holding
National Life Group
New Jersey Resources
Patterson-UTI Energy
Ryland Group
Scotts Miracle-gro
Sonoco Products
Thor Industries

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3 thoughts on “VMworld 2009 – Opening Keynote – Tod Throws the Gaunlet”

  1. It’s OK – here they are:
    Allied Waste Industries
    Amerco
    Annaly Capital Management
    AutoNation
    Beacon Roofing Supply
    Burlington Coat Factory
    Calumet Specialty Products
    Carpenter Production Services
    Dole Food
    ExpressJet Holdings
    Flowers Foods
    Fred’s
    Group 1 Automotive
    Host Hotels & Resorts
    Hudson City Bancorp
    Ingles Markets
    Interactive Brokers Group
    Internatonal Assets Holding
    Interstate Bakeries
    Kansus City Southern
    KB Home
    Mueller Industries
    Mueller Water Products
    Mutual of America Life
    Nalco Holding
    National Life Group
    New Jersey Resources
    Patterson-UTI Energy
    Ryland Group
    Scotts Miracle-gro
    Sonoco Products
    Thor Industries

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