Intel packages Virtualization Technology in the new vPro platform

Quoting from the Intel official announcement:

The widely acclaimed Intel® Core™2 Duo processor is at the heart of Intel vPro technology delivering up to a 40 percent increase in performance and a 40 percent increase in energy efficiency.

Intel vPro technology also includes the second generation of Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT), Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT), the new Intel® Q965 Express chipset and the Intel 82566DM Gigabit Network Connection.

Top enterprise-class software companies from around the world are offering products optimized for Intel vPro technology. Solutions are available today and will continue to arrive to market in the coming months from companies such as Adobe, Altiris, CA, Check Point, Cisco, HP OpenView, LANDesk, Lenovo, Microsoft, StarSoftComm, Symantec, Trend Micro and Zenith…

The Virtualization Industry Roadmap has been updated accordingly.