VMware Workstation 12 Pro

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Leading Edge PC Virtualization

VMware Workstation 12 Pro* takes advantage of the latest hardware and software to replicate server, desktop and tablet environments in a virtual machine. Workstation helps Instructors, students, and technical professionals automate and streamline virtualization tasks to work smarter, save time, and learn more in an education environment:

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  • ·Run the latest operating systems, including Windows 10 Technical Preview and new Linux distributions like Ubuntu 14.10, OpenSUSE 13.2, CentOS 7, and many more without rebooting.
  • · Rapidly create restricted virtual machines for students, with all the lessons, applications, and tools required for the course within a secure, isolated sandbox.
  • · Easily roll back to a trusted state when students overwrite needed files. Revert automatically to a "clean" state, making the virtual machine immediately available for the next set of students.

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* Workstation 12 Pro requires a 64-bit processor and 64-bit host operating system

Retail Price:  204,84 €  Academic Price: 123,54 €
Upgrade:  123,54 €  Academic Upgrade: 74,76 €

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VMware Workstation 12 Player

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Streamlined Virtualization for Education.

VMware Workstation 12 Player* provides a streamlined user interface for creating, running, and evaluating operating systems and applications in a virtual machine on Windows or Linux PCs. With its intuitive interface and easy setup, VMware Workstation 12 Player is the easiest way to deliver a virtual desktop to your students:

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Support hundreds of Windows and Linux guest operating systems – old and new - so you can continue to run the education applications you need in a virtual machine for as long as you want.

  • ·Run restricted virtual machines created by VMware Workstation 12 pro or Fusion 8 Pro. Restricted virtual machines secure desktops with encryption, runtime password protection, USB access restriction, isolation between the host and guest OS, and time limitations.
  • ·Optimized to run on today's modern computers including the latest PC laptops, tablets, and workstations. You'll get support for HD audio, tablet sensors, high-DPI display, Bluetooth and SATA drives, making it easy to take advantage of the latest hardware in a virtual machine.

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* Workstation 12 Player requires a 64-bit processor and 64-bit host operating system

Retail Price: 109,72 €  Academic Price: 58,50 €
  58,50 €  Academic Upgrade: 36,22 €

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VMware Essentials


VMware vSphere Essentials Kit for academic use provides a starter kit for academics to virtualize their physical servers and centrally manage these servers, reducing hardware costs and increasing operating efficiency with a low upfront investment.

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This kit includes 6 CPU licenses of vSphere Essentials (for 3 servers with up to 2 processors each) and 1 license for vCenter Server Essentials. It also includes:

  • ·Ensure business continuity and always-available IT.
  • ·Improve service levels and application quality.
  • ·Simplify your IT environment.
  • ·Reduce IT hardware and operating costs.
  • ·VStrengthen security and data protection.

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Retail Price:  620,35 €  Academic Price: 372,16 €

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Students, parents, faculty and staff at qualifying academic institutions are eligible. Upgrade requires previous product registration. Terms and Conditions for eligibility information.
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Teachers and Professors, if you will be using these products in the classroom, be sure to check out the VMware Academic Program.