VMware Workstation 12 Pro Now Shipping!

VMware Workstation 12 Pro (download version, .edu, k.12, or .org email address required) Windows/Linux – $149.99

VMware Workstation 12 Pro is the easiest, fastest and most reliable way to evaluate new operating systems, software applications and patches, and reference architectures in an isolated and safe virtualized environment.


VMware Fusion 8 Professional Now Shipping!

VMware Fusion 8 Professional (download version, .edu, .k12, or .org email address required) Mac – $119.99

VMware Fusion 8 Pro takes virtualization on the Mac to the next level with powerful features designed for advanced users and technical professionals.

VMware Fusion 7 Professional Now Shipping!

VMware Fusion 7 – Academic/Nonprofit Price $79.99

VMware Fusion is geared for learning, providing an easy, proven and reliable way to run applications on Intel based Macs from over 200 different operating systems, giving students access to all the applications they need to keep the focus on learning.

VMware Fusion is in a class of […]

Review: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

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I’ve reviewed many generations of Parallels and Fusion, so I’ve seen them develop. The advances they’ve made have been amazing. The two developers have pushed each other hard, and their products have leap-frogged each other to introduce new features and improve performance, resulting in two excellent alternatives. Running the current generations of […]

VMware Academic Volume License Discounts Now Available!

VMware Academic Volume License Discounts Now Available for Schools and Nonprofits

VMware products including ACE, Fusion, Infrastructure, IT Service Delivery Pack, SpringSource, Stage Manager, ThinApp, vCenter, vFabric, View, View Enterprise Bundle, VMware Server, vShield, vSphere, Workstation, Zimbra are now available at an academic volume license discount to schools and nonprofits through Creation Engine.

Graphics in Virtualization: VMware Fusion 3 vs. Parallel Desktop 5

Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac is available at an education discount price of $39.99

VMware Fusion 3 is available at an education discount price of $39.

Review: VMware Fusion 3

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Virtualization on the Mac has had to move forward rapidly in the past several months: where it was once enough to run basic tasks in Windows XP, users increasingly expect an experience much like what they would have in Boot Camp. That’s all the more true with the launch of Windows 7, […]

Head-to-Head: Parallels Desktop for Mac vs. VMware Fusion

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In the majority of overall averages of our tests, Parallels Desktop is the clear winner running 14-20% faster than VMware Fusion. The one exception is for those that need to run Windows XP, 32-bit on 2 virtual processors, VMware Fusion runs about 10% faster than Parallels Desktop.

And, while both products these […]

Macworld 24th Annual Editors’ Choice Awards

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Among the 20 Eddy Award winners for 2009 are:

Eddy Winner: VMware Fusion 2 If you want to run Windows, Linux, or other operating systems on your Intel-powered Mac, there’s no better choice than VMware Fusion 2.

VMware Fusion 2 is available at an academic discount price of $39.

Eddy Winner: Photoshop […]

Virtually normal: a review of VMware Fusion 2 for Mac

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The Intel Mac virtualization scene has had a couple of years to mature now, and things are finally getting exciting. Now, with the latest VMware Fusion 2 release, we’ve left the adolescent phase of Mac virtualization and entered the adult phase, where virtualized Windows really starts to operate in all the ways […]