A New Version of VMware Fusion for Businesses
VMware Fusion 5 Professional comes with all the great features from the standard version plus unique capabilities designed for advanced users and professionals who need to run Windows programs on their Macs.
With VMware Fusion 5 Professional, your business can provide an easy, proven and reliable way for your employees to run the Windows programs they need on the Macs they want.
Continue Using Your Existing Windows Management Tools
Use the same tools you use today to deploy and manage Windows and Windows programs to your workforce. Deploy applications, apply patches and enable conformance to policy.
Open the Door to Macs and Reduce Your Support Costs
With VMware Fusion 5 Professional, create and control policies around your virtual machines and deliver applications to end-users in a simplified "restricted" virtual machine container. Limit access to settings or disable connecting USB devices to Windows so users are not able to tamper with your corporate image. Reduce your support costs by directing end-users to customized web resources of your choice, directly from VMware Fusion’s “Help” menu.
VMware Fusion 5 Professional customers are eligible for VMware's industry leading support. Learn more about our support offerings.
Mass Deployment Made Easy
VMware Fusion 5 Professional comes with a set of tools to help IT administrators deploy VMware Fusion using Apple, or third-party Mac management solutions such as JAMF’s Casper Suite. Easily license VMware Fusion in volume and configure it so your end users can be productive in Windows programs from their first power-on. Security is at the heart of VMware Fusion 5 with the ability to encrypt virtual machines and password protect them to provide another layer of protection around sensitive data.
Get access to VMware’s leading edge “My VMware” licensing portal to easily manage all your license keys and support entitlements. Merge license keys together or break them apart, as you see fit.
Deploy Virtual Machines on Macs or PCs
VMware Fusion 5 Professional supports BYOPC programs by including the award winning VMware Player. Run restricted virtual machines on Macs, Windows or Linux systems, all from a single solution. VMware Fusion keeps it simple by giving you one license key that will activate both VMware Fusion Professional and VMware Player.
Use the virtual network editor to add and remove virtual networks, and create custom virtual networking configurations, ideal for testing and demonstration environments. Multiple virtual machines can share networks and communicate without interference from the host Mac.
Get enhanced compatibility with the ability to import Open Virtualization Format (OVF) virtual machines.
Virtualized VT-X/EPT *
Run 64-bit operating systems inside a nested hypervisor such as ESXi.
VMware Fusion 5 Professional is now scriptable using Perl in addition to Apple Script. Automate common tasks including virtual machine management, power operations and file manipulations using the same VIX API as other VMware products.
*Feature also available in standard version of VMware Fusion 5