VMware Workstation & Fusion Technology Previews!!!

VMware has opened up early access to future builds of its Workstation and Fusion product  lines.  You can find more information via the following links:

VMware Workstation Technology Preview 2012

VMware Fusion Technology Preview 2012

If you are not familiar with these two products, they allow you to run virtualized instances of Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X (Fusion-only) on your desktop computer.

Workstation is the product line that installs on Windows and Linux desktop computers

Fusion is the product line that installs on Mac OS X desktop computers.

A few of the highlighted capabilities include:

  1. Windows 8 Support (Server & Desktop)
  2. OS X Mountain Lion Support (Fusion-only)
  3. Improved support for nested 64-bit VMs running on a virutalized vSphere or Hyper-V instance a.k.a. vInception: VMs within VMs 🙂

When you have a chance to take either or both products for a spin, be sure to provide some feedback to VMware regarding your impressions, especially regarding the features listed above.


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