VMware opens Project North Star beta program

Just one month after Thinstall acquisition, VMware is ready to offer the application virtualization technology to its customers as beta program.

The product, once known as Application Virtualization Suite, is temporarily recognized with the codename Project North Star.

The beta program page reveals a couple of new features under the work:

  • Application Link
    Connect virtual application packages to enable streamlined deployment.
  • Application Sync
    Fast, low-bandwidth update model for deployed virtual applications.

The product is expected to be available during this year. Despite that VMware CEO Diane Greene, presenting the technology on stage, didn’t provide any details about the long term strategy behind this acquisition.

Enroll for the beta here.