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VMware Offers Upgrade From Parallels Desktop for Mac for Only $9.99
VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced a new $9.99 VMware Fusion(TM) Upgrade Program for users of any version of Parallels Desktop for Mac.

For a limited time, users can make the switch to VMware Fusion -- the best way to run Windows on the Mac -- for only $9.99, a $30 cost saving from the usual VMware Fusion upgrade and a $40 cost savings from upgrading to Parallels Desktop 6. More information on the VMware Fusion Upgrade Program can be found at

"We're excited to offer the Mac community -- including both VMware and Parallels customers -- the ability to upgrade to VMware Fusion(TM) 3 for only $9.99," said Pat Lee, director, Personal Desktop Products for VMware. "Most new features now available in Parallels Desktop 6 have already been in use by VMware Fusion customers since last year. Parallels customers now have an easy upgrade path to the most reliable and proven way to run Windows on a Mac."

VMware Fusion has been widely adopted by users ranging from consumers to Fortune 500 enterprises and government organizations as it delivers the stability, performance and ease-of-use users have come to expect from the global leader in virtualization.

Availability and Pricing: For a limited time, eligible users of any version of Parallels Desktop for Mac and users of VMware Fusion 1 or VMware Fusion 2 can purchase the discounted upgrade at

For new users of Windows on Mac software, VMware Fusion 3 is available at, the Apple Online Store(R) (, Apple retail stores,, and other authorized resellers. The suggested retail price of $79.99 (USD) includes all of the software needed to switch from a PC to a Mac.

Published Tuesday, September 14, 2010 5:59 AM by David Marshall
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