VMware Fusion 3 release
The Mac adepts amongst you probably already knew this, but VMware is coming with Fusion 3. It is scheduled to be released at Oct 27.
VMware Fusion gives you the possibility to virtualize on Apple Macintosh computers. PALO ALTO, Calif., October 6, 2009 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter and to the cloud, today announced that VMware Fusion 3, the best way to run Windows on the Mac, will be available worldwide on October 27 and is available for pre-order today. VMware Fusion 3 makes it easier than ever for users to move to the Mac and to run Windows applications – including graphics-intensive games – alongside Mac applications, with a Mac user experience.
VMware Fusion 3 will include more than 50 new features and enhancements, delivering a better-than-ever Windows on Mac experience. Key highlights include:
- Optimized for Snow Leopard. Built from the ground up for the Mac, VMware Fusion 3 leverages Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s advanced architecture with a new 64-bit core engine and native support for the 64-bit kernel, delivering even better Windows on Mac performance.
- Ultimate Windows 7 Experience. VMware Fusion 3 will be the first to enable the full Windows 7 experience, side-by-side with your Mac, complete with Windows Aero and Flip 3D.
- Switching Made Easy. VMware Fusion 3 will make it easy for users to bring their entire PC to their Mac in a few easy steps – wirelessly or with a simple Ethernet cable – allowing customers to protect investments in existing Windows software, and to keep using the programs they still need.
- Best-in-Class 3D Graphics. Support for OpenGL 2.1 and DirectX 9.0c Shader Model 3 will enable users to run their favorite 3D Windows games and applications – all without rebooting.
Anne Jan Elsinga
Anne Jan Elsinga is an Technology Professional for ConoScenza in the Netherlands. He spends his working hours with a lot of virtualization stuff, from feasibility to implementation for server virtualization/consolidation and desktop virtualization. From 2009 until 2017 he was awarded with the VMware vExpert status. In the night time he dances latin, ballroom and salsa and he also discovered the pleasure of diving. Recently he started blogging about smart homes and comfort in general.