The 15 Best Products Of 2011

Virtualization: VMware VSphere 5

Why this solution from VMware rocks: simplified setup of high-availability features, support for massively scalable virtual machines, including 32 virtual CPUs and 1 TB of RAM, new browser-based access to VSphere and support for Mac OS X server as a guest OS. For enterprises just now trying out significant virtualization deployments, VSphere 5 will have them asking why they waited so long.

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