A Most Interesting IT Experiment: The History (So Far) Of VCE

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May, 2010: VCE Coalition, Acadia Gets A Big-name Exec:

Former Hewlett-Packard President and Compaq CEO Michael Capellas was tapped in May, 2010, to lead Acadia, the Cisco-EMC joint cloud computing effort.

As CEO of Acadia, Capellas was charged with building up the VCE Coalition's presence in the channel through Acadia, which at the time was seen as a potential challenge in light of Capellas' lackluster reputation with the channel based on his role as the former CEO of Compaq, a position he held from 1999 until Compaq was sold to HP in 2002.


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