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InfoWorld: VMware eases multiple OS overload

Jan 16, 2001, 21:32 (2 Talkback[s])
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"By allowing users to run Linux and Windows from a single workstation at the same time, VMware cuts hardware costs and streamlines development processes."

"Disregarding issues of monopolistic practices, open-source debates, and vendor loyalty, most techies agree that the perfect computing model would include a single, standardized operating system that meets everybody's productivity and programming needs...."

"VMware's recently released VMware 2.0 is an attractive example of such a solution. Running on Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Linux, VMware 2.0 provides multiple virtual computers on a single host, allowing you to mix and match applications and operating systems to your heart's delight without constantly rebooting. For this colossal convenience and for its top-notch usability, VMware 2.0 earned a score of Very Good in our testing."

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