VMware Logo – VMware Inc. (VM Virtual Machine) a subsidiary of EMC Corporation that provides most of the software of virtualization compatible computers available for X86. Among this software include VMware Workstation, and the free VMware Server and VMware Player. VMware software can run on Windows, Linux, and platform Mac OS X running on Intel processors, under the name of VMware Fusion. The company’s corporate name is a play on words using the traditional interpretation of the acronym “VM” in computing environments as virtual machines (V irtual M achines).
VMware is a virtualization software. A virtual system is a software program that simulates a physical system (a computer hardware) with a certain hardware features. When you run the program ( simulator ) provides a runtime environment for all purposes like a physical computer (except pure physical access to hardware simulation), CPU (can be more than one), BIOS, graphics card, RAM, network card, sound system, USB, hard drive (can be more than one), etc.. More