Unveils VMware Fusion 6 and VMware Fusion 6 Professional
VMware has released VMware Fusion 6 with more than 50 new features to deliver the ultimate Windows-on-Mac experience. The company also released a new version of VMware Fusion 6 Professional with features designed to improve the way businesses deploy corporate desktops on Macs and PCs.
Jason Joel, Director (Personal Products), VMware, said, “VMware Fusion 6 and Fusion 6 Professional spotlight our award-winning virtualization platform that we continue to upgrade with major enhancements and support for the latest operating systems from Apple and Microsoft. For enterprises with a heterogeneous computing environment with both Macs and PCs, Fusion 6 Professional takes deploying corporate desktops to a whole new level with enhanced restrictions and virtual machine expirations, giving IT admins the right tools to deal with BYOPC trends while supporting corporate compliance.”
VMware Fusion 6 is recommended for home users to run Windows applications on a Mac. It extends the features of Mavericks to a Windows environment. It allows users to access Windows Store applications in Launchpad or the Applications folder and put them in the Dock in Unity mode. VMware Fusion 6 is optimized for the Macs taking advantage of Intel’s latest Haswell processors. It creates virtual machines with support for up to 16 vCPUs, 8 TB virtual disks, and up to 64 GB of memory to run Windows applications on a Mac.
VMware Fusion 6 Professional is licensed to customers to use VMware Player 6 Plus to run virtual machines created by VMware Fusion 6 Professional on Windows and Linux PCs.