"VMware to Offer Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
Pre-Installed In a Virtual Machine."
"VMware, Inc..., the company that is changing the one OS, one
machine PC computing model, today announced an OEM agreement with
Microsoft Corporation to distribute Microsoft Windows 98, Windows
NT, and Windows 2000 with VMware software. Later this year, VMware
will add VMware Ready to Run to its list of product offerings."
"'VMware Ready to Run will allow customers to run Microsoft
Windows as an additional operating system without any of the pain
of an install,' notes Dave Michaud, VMware Vice President of
Marketing. 'For Linux users who want access to Windows, this will
mean a simpler out-of-box experience -- they can simply copy the
VMware Ready to Run file to their hard drive, and be up and running
in Windows 98, Windows NT, or Windows 2000 in a matter of
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