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Director, OpenShift Strategy at Red Hat. Founder of Rishidot Research, a research community focused on services world. His focus is on Platform Services, Infrastructure and the role of Open Source in the services era. Krish has been writing @ CloudAve from its inception and had also been part of GigaOm Pro Analyst Group. The opinions expressed here are his own and are neither representative of his employer, Red Hat, nor CloudAve, nor its sponsors.

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    ‘…and Abiquo, after some initial mis-steps…’

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    […] Analyst Krishnan Subramanian writes that the deal could help Citrix take a lead over VMware in the cloud infrastructure segment, though he admits that it is far-fetched. However, Subramanian believes this acquisition is could be a big boost for OpenStack and lead to an open source monopoly in the cloud infrastructure space. […]

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    […] Analyst Krishnan Subramanian writes that the deal could help Citrix take a lead over VMware in the cloud infrastructure segment, though he admits that it is far-fetched. However, Subramanian believes this acquisition is could be a big boost for OpenStack and lead to an open source monopoly in the cloud infrastructure space. […]

  6. Citrix Buys Private Cloud Vendor Cloud.com | TechDiem.com

    […] Analyst Krishnan Subramanian writes that the deal could help Citrix take a lead over VMware in the cloud infrastructure segment, though he admits that it is far-fetched. However, Subramanian believes this acquisition is could be a big boost for OpenStack and lead to an open source monopoly in the cloud infrastructure space. […]

  7. Citrix Buys Private Cloud Vendor Cloud.com - ReadWriteCloud

    […] Analyst Krishnan Subramanian writes that the deal could help Citrix take a lead over VMware in the cloud infrastructure segment, though he admits that it is far-fetched. However, Subramanian believes this acquisition is could be a big boost for OpenStack and lead to an open source monopoly in the cloud infrastructure space. […]

  8. Web Realities - Citrix Buys Private Cloud Vendor Cloud.com

    […] Analyst Krishnan Subramanian writes that the deal could help Citrix take a lead over VMware in the cloud infrastructure segment, though he admits that it is far-fetched. However, Subramanian believes this acquisition is could be a big boost for OpenStack and lead to an open source monopoly in the cloud infrastructure space. […]

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    […] Analyst Krishnan Subramanian writes that the deal could help Citrix take a lead over VMware in the cloud infrastructure segment, though he admits that it is far-fetched. However, Subramanian believes this acquisition is could be a big boost for OpenStack and lead to an open source monopoly in the cloud infrastructure space. […]

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    […] Krishnan Subramanian has a good analysis of the Citrix-Cloud.com fallout. […]

  12. Light Reading - Service Provider IT - Citrix Buy Boosts Cloud Power - Telecom News Analysis

    […] Krishnan Subramanian of CloudAve agrees the acquisition will give Citrix new momentum in competing with VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW), Microsoft […]

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    […] Subramanian, a research analyst and editor for CloudAve, examined the impact the move would have: “Even though VMware is trying hard with their vCloud Director offering, the […]