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Topic: Virtualization

VMware releases VMware Fusion 6 & Fusion 6 Professional with OS X Mavericks support

09/04/2013, 08:09 am

VMware on Wednesday released its latest virtualization software VMware Fusion 6 and Fusion 6 Professional with over 50 new features optimized to extend OS X features to Microsoft's Windows 8.1, including those of Apple's next-generation OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

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VMware launches Fusion 5 with 70 new features including Windows 8 optimization

08/23/2012, 09:08 am

VMware on Thursday announced its new virtualization software Fusion 5, with 70 new features including a design that takes advantage of the latest features in Mountain Lion, and optimization for Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 8.

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VMware launches Fusion 4 with 90 new features including Lion support

09/14/2011, 09:09 am

VMware on Wednesday announced the new VMware Fusion 4 virtualization software for running Windows on a Mac, packing more than 90 new features including a design built specifically for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion.

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Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac now available for direct download

09/14/2010, 09:09 pm

The new Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac is now available, offering Windows virtualization that boots 41 percent faster and offers 3D graphics that run 30 percent faster than before.

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Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac to launch Sept. 14 with 80 new features

09/09/2010, 12:09 pm

Calling it the "best Windows on Mac experience yet," Parallels on Thursday formally announced the sixth version of its virtualization software, set to bring more than 80 new features and enhancements when it launches Sept. 14.

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Parallels 6 to run 40% faster, launch Windows 2x faster than Fusion

09/08/2010, 05:09 pm

Parallels is expected to announce as early as Thursday the sixth major upgrade to its Windows virtualization software for Mac OS X, delivering a significant performance boost over its predecessor, as well as 80 other new features.

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iLife '11 Family Pack from Apple, Parallels 6 both spotted early

09/06/2010, 09:09 am

Evidence of Apple's long-awaited iLife update has appeared via retailer Amazon.com, with a new $99 Family Pack for iLife '11 listed for availability in the next two to four weeks, while Parallels 6 has appeared on one retail store's shelves.

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Parallels faster than VMware in virtualization head-to-head

02/09/2010, 10:02 pm

In a comprehensive set of benchmark tests, virtualization competitors Parallels Desktop 5.0 and VMware Fusion 3.0 were examined head-to-head, finding Parallels to be an average of 30% faster than VMware.

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Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac claims speed superiority

11/04/2009, 07:11 am

Parallels Desktop 5.0 was released Wednesday, with its developer claiming the latest virtualization software runs 64-bit Windows 7 22 percent faster than its nearest competitor on a MacBook Pro.

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New Parallels bundle aims to ease switch from PC to Mac

08/25/2009, 08:08 am

Parallels, the makers of Windows virtualization software for Mac, unveiled a new application bundle Tuesday that allows PC users to switch to OS X while retaining their programs and data.

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Parallels 4 to tout OS X Server VM, dual-core, new interface

09/19/2008, 10:09 am

Competition between virtualization software developers is about to kick into overdrive thanks to the ongoing development Parallels Desktop 4, which people familiar with the update say will significantly expand hardware and software support as well as deliver a redesigned interface.

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Mac virtualization software sales booming

09/18/2008, 10:09 am

Sales of Mac virtualization software from market leaders VMware and Parallels have shot up more than 50 percent this year, outpacing the 41 percent growth in Mac hardware sales experienced by Apple in the most recent quarter, according to market research firm NPD.

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Parallels set to unleash Server for Mac this week

06/16/2008, 04:06 pm

Parallels on Tuesday is expected to announce the immediate availability of Parallels Server for Mac, beating rival VMware to market with the first server virtualization solution for Intel-based Macs.

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VMware's Fusion 2.0 to support virtualization of OS X Server

06/12/2008, 04:06 pm

VMware announced Thursday that version 2.0 of its Fusion virtualization software for Mac will include support for Mac OS X Leopard Server virtual machines running on top of Mac OS X.

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