This is a great input.
Can users think of each VM as a service that can be hosted,does the vmware framework possess inherent capabilities required for SOA?? How can open source based applications provide better solutions for SOA – solutions related to cost and increasing the exposure??
Saw your question in the post and commented there. Thanks!
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I believe this one is something or I may say connected with cloud computing.