What is VMware?

VMware is a software developed by VMware, Inc. a company that markets virtualization software and  which are compatible for x86 computers.  VMware headquarters is located in Palo Alto, California, United States.  It has additional offices located in Palo Alto and San Francisco, California; Cambridge, Massachusetts; London, UK; Aarhus, Denmark; Sofia, Bulgaria; Beijing, China; Bangalore and Pune, India, and in Cork, Ireland.  The name VMware was derived from the acronym "VM", meaning "virtual machine", and ware from second part of the word  "Software”.

The desktop software is compatible for computers running on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X operating system.  The Vmware is a software that installed in one computer and allows the duplication of  the program execution to multiple computers.  It provides all other computers connected to the main computer a complete system platform that supports execution of the complete operating system.  This software allows each computer to behave as if they are running on its own operating system having its own set of programs and hardware resources.

The VMware, Inc develops software products as such VMware Workstation, VMware Server, VMware Converter, VMware Capacity Planner and VMware ACE.  With the use of VMware, computing activities are free from physical and geographical limitations.  It also minimizes the cost of companies in terms of energy savings and lower capital expenses as hardware resources are use effeciently.  The VMware also addresses better desktop management, increased security, and improved disaster recovery processes as virtual infrastructure is built.

VMware is the software that many companies should have.  It makes all your computers work in just one operating system.  It is worth saving the time, money and effort.

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