Executive Summary

By Francis Chu  |  Posted 2003-05-05 Print this article Print

: VMware Workstation 4.0"> Executive Summary: VMware Workstation 4.0

Usability Good
Capability Excellent
Performance Good
Interoperability Good
Manageability Good
Scalability Good
Security Good
VMware (www.vmware.com) has added many improvements to the latest upgrade of Workstation—chief among them is better operating system support. Current VMware Workstation users should upgrade to take advantage of new features, and professionals looking into virtual machines should consider this application. VMware Workstation 4.0 is priced at $299 when purchased from the companys Web site. A boxed version with documentation is available for an additional $30, but most corporate users can get by using the downloaded version.

(+) Easy to set up; robust usability tools; supports latest Windows operating systems.

(-) Lacks SMP support; doesnt support Mac OS, OS/2 or Solaris.

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