VMware offers free Player option. VMware announced a free product Monday called VMware Player that makes it easier for people to try out the company's virtualization technology.
...Although people can't create virtual machines with VMware Player, they can use it to test virtual machines that have already have been created using the company's earlier products, Workstation, GSX Server or the top-end ESX Server. One scenario in which the software could be useful is in evaluating software, already installed in pre-built virtual machines and tested in a harmless environment. VMware offers sample software at its VMware Technology Network. By Stephen Shankland Staff Writer, CNET News.com Published: October 24, 2005, 4:51 PM PDT
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