VMware Provides Microsoft .NET Developers with Powerful Development Tool

VMware Gives Away Copies of the Latest Release of its Popular Workstation Product to .NET Developers at Microsoft Tech·Ed 2002

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 8, 2002 VMware, Inc., the leading provider of virtual computing software for industry-standard computers, today announced that it will give away 310 copies of VMware Workstation 3.1, the latest release of its desktop software for technical professionals, to Microsoft .NET developers and other attendees at Microsoft Tech·Ed 2002.

VMware Workstation enables developers to streamline the development, testing, and deployment of applications in today's complex computing environment, resulting in faster time to deployment, higher quality and lower cost. With VMware Workstation, developers can get the most out of Microsoft .NET and Visual Studio .NET development.

Attendees should visit the VMware booth (no. 939/941) for their free copy of VMware Workstation, with a list price of $299. Attendees should also visit the following booths in addition to VMware's to see VMware Workstation in action: Bindview (no. 419), Compuware (no. 211), NetIQ (no. 811), Rational (no. 411) and Winternals (no. 1020/1022).

Microsoft Tech·Ed 2002 is being held April 9-13, 2002 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

About VMware, Inc.

VMware, Inc. is the leading provider of virtual computing software for industry-standard computers. Through its patent-pending technology, VMware brings virtual computing to distributed systems from the desktop to the data center. Enterprise customers use VMware software for server consolidation, workload management and application development, testing and deployment. With more than one million registered users, VMware products include ESX Server, GSX Server and Workstation. VMware was founded in 1998 and is based in Palo Alto, Calif. For more information, visit www.vmware.com or call 650-475-5000.

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Amber Rowland
VMware, Inc.