Release: VMware Workstation 9

Today VMware, together with the release of Fusion 5.0, released version 9 of its desktop virtualization platform Workstation.

The main feature is, of course, the advanced support for Windows 8 and the new web interface that grants access to virtual machine on any device with a modern browser.

Other features that can be summarized are:

  • Support for encrypted virtual machines that require a runtime password and another password to change virtual machine settings
  • Semplified VMs transfer to and from vSphere
  • Various performances improvements