January 11, 2008

VMware Fusion Wins Annual Macworld Editors' Choice Award

VMware Desktop Virtualization Software for the Mac Wins Coveted 2007 Editors' Choice Award

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VMware, Inc. today announced that VMware Fusion for the Mac has won an Editors' Choice Award from one of the world's foremost Mac authorities, Macworld. VMware Fusion allows Mac users to simultaneously and seamlessly run Mac OS X, Windows and other PC-based applications on the same Mac.

"Eddy-award winning products represent the latest innovations for Mac users," said Jason Snell, vice president and editorial director at Macworld. "Virtualization is one of the most fiercely competitive areas in the Mac market, and VMware Fusion has had a huge impact, bringing both innovative features and the credibility of the VMware name. That's why VMware Fusion is clearly one of the breakthrough Mac products of the year."

Macworld recognized 32 products in this year's awards, including 11 hardware products, 18 software products, and three Websites. Selected by editors and reviewers, the annual awards identify the best and most innovative products available for the Mac. Macworld's Editors' Choice Awards are not open to outside nominations, and nominees are chosen from products tested by Macworld editors throughout the course of the year. Final selections are made by Macworld's editorial staff.

Introduced in August 2007, VMware Fusion is backed by nearly a decade of proven, high-performance virtualization technology used by all of the Fortune 100 and more than 91% of the Fortune 1000. VMware Fusion provides the most seamless way to run Windows applications on your Mac.

"We are honored that VMware Fusion has been chosen by such a respected voice within the Mac community," said Pat Lee, group manager of consumer products at VMware. "VMware Fusion continues to prove itself as the best-in-class product for consumers seeking the best of both worlds -- Mac and PC."

More information about VMware Fusion can be found online at http://www.vmware.com/mac.

About VMware, Inc.

VMware (NYSE: VMW) is the global leader in virtual infrastructure software for industry-standard systems. Organizations of all sizes use VMware solutions to simplify their IT, fully leverage their existing computing investments and respond faster to changing business demands. VMware is based in Palo Alto, California and majority-owned by EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC). For more information, visit http://www.vmware.com.

VMware and VMware Fusion are a registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.

SOURCE VMware, Inc. - 01/11/2008

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