There's a real battle in the virtualization market as VMware positions itself as cloud computing's operating system. Meanwhile, Microsoft is gaining traction and players like Citrix and Red Hat are also a threat. Virtualization's main selling point - the ability to use more computing capacity and save on servers - resonates for obvious reasons.

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VMware Infrastructure 3

By extending and building on the production-quality virtualisation technology of ESX Server, VMware Infrastructure 3 further consolidates the company’s position at the top of the virtual server tree.

September 6, 2006 by Alan Stevens


Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2

This is an effective server virtualisation tool, now available as a free download. However, Linux support is limited, and overall it’s not quite a match for VMWare.

June 7, 2006 by Alan Stevens

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VMware Workstation 5

Just about any task involving multiple operating systems on a single computer can be accomplished using VMware Workstation 5, which adds valuable new features and also delivers performance enhancements.

May 10, 2005 by Christian Harris

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VMware Workstation 4.5.2

VMware Workstation is a powerful virtual machine application that enables you to develop and test even the most complex networked server-class applications running on Windows, Linux or NetWare -- all on a single desktop.

November 22, 2004 by Christian Harris


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