CANNES, France VMworld Europe, February 27, 2008 Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) and VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced an OEM agreement to expand their virtualization offerings. Starting today, Sun is offering the VMware Infrastructure product suite on Sun hardware systems with full support from Sun. This helps enable customers to capitalize on the high performance, scalability and energy efficiency of Sun's x64 servers while leveraging VMware's ground-breaking virtualization solutions to improve asset utilization, operational efficiency, and business agility. The agreement also benefits systems integrators and channel partners by providing a fully supported, seamlessly integrated solution from these two leading technology providers.A key aspect of this is Sun's requirement for a robust desktop virtualisation system to support their excellent Sunray thin-client computing solution. Sun and VMware will be launching a VDI 2.0 offering in the near future.
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