VMware releases free beta of virtualization software

Shrugging off challenges from rival upstarts touting better technology, virtualization leader VMware today released a free beta version of its software for creating multiple operating systems on a single machine.

Like its existing GSX and ESX Server versions, the new entry-level VMware Server can partition Windows and Linux servers into multiple virtual machines running Linux, NetWare, Solaris x86 and Windows, as well as 64-bit operating systems.

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