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Sep 14 2011   4:40PM GMT

VMware Workstation 8

Nathan Simon Nathan Simon Profile: Nathan Simon

VMware Workstation 8 is out! For those who like to dabble in VMware but cannot afford a separate PC for virtualization sand boxing look no further… there are a bunch of new features.

Run over 600 different operating systems right on your PC. Prove your mastery of the PC and run from DOS to Windows 7

Run the most demanding applications in a virtual machine with 8 virtual processors or 8 virtual cores, 2 TB virtual disks and up to 64 GB of memory per virtual machine

Move to the internal cloud. Build and test your virtual machines locally and then drag and drop to move them directly to VMware vSphere

Remotely connect to virtual machines running on VMware vSphere anywhere on your network to leverage not only your local PC but the internal cloud

Run as a server to share virtual machines with your team, department, or anyone in your organization with enterprise caliber control over user access

Go here for the full list of additions and improvements.

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