Eating crow instead of turkey
VMware's Scott Drummonds wins his place on the 2009 IT Turkeys list for a move that would make Balloon Boy's dad jealous. Drummonds was forced to publicly apologize for anonymously posting a fake YouTube video about Microsoft Hyper-V. The video made exaggerated claims about Hyper-V's lack of reliability. As for fake videos becoming the next great marketing trick for virtualization vendors, let's just call this entire episode a failed trial balloon.
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