VMware ESX Server 3.0 could be delayed

VMware is highly expected to release its mainstream product new release: ESX Server 3.0.

The company announced it on middle October 2005 detailing new features, anticipating a public beta for end year and saying the product will be released in the Q1 2006.
But at today no public beta started and some customers from different countries are reporting virtualization.info ESX 3.0 release could shift on July 2006 or even later.

An unexpected major problem or new unplanned features included on the last minute? What happened? The standard answer would be: it’s ready when it’s ready…