Top IT Turkeys of 2009

The annual list of bad behavior returns.

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Eating crow instead of turkey

IT turkeys

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.

For more tech turkeys, see Give thanks the high-tech way: Seven things a geek can do on Thanksgiving

Republished with permission from NetworkWorld (view original version).

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