Intel And VMware Launch Virtualize ASAP To Accelerate And Fuel Virtualization Into Data Centers

Subject: General Tech | June 21, 2006 - 05:17 PM |

PALO Alto, Calif., June 21, 2006 — Intel
Corporation and VMware*, Inc. announced the launch of the Intel-VMware
Virtualize ASAP*, a global program to further accelerate IT customer
deployment of applications in virtual environments using VMware
Infrastructure on Intel® Xeon® processor-based platforms. The program
also strengthens the collaboration between Intel and VMware around
optimizing Intel platform support for virtualization.

Virtualize ASAP benefits customers by
enabling software vendors to develop best practices for optimized
application deployment for VMware Infrastructure on Intel-based server
platforms. Through this engagement with leading software vendors, Intel
and VMware will jointly drive tuning, feedback and technical
optimization for VMware virtualization software on Intel processor
technologies. Over the long-term, Virtualize ASAP will help direct
continued improvements in support for VMware software on Intel's
platforms and processors.