VMware Workstation Overview

VMware Workstation is the #4 ranked solution in our list of top Virtual Desktop tools. It is most often compared to VMware vSphere: VMware Workstation vs VMware vSphere

What is VMware Workstation?
VMware Workstation transforms the way technical professionals develop, test, demonstrate and deploy software by running multiple x86-based operating systems simultaneously on the same PC. Built on 15 years of virtualization excellence and winner of more than 50 industry awards, VMware Workstation takes desktop virtualization to the next level by giving users an unmatched operating system support, rich user experience and incredible performance.
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Database Administrator at MINEPAT
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Very usable with great virtualization

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case for VMware Workstation is testing. We also provide some online services on VMware ESXi. 

What is most valuable?

The feature I find the most valuable is the product's usability. I prefer it over the Oracle solution, especially APEX.  VMwate Workstation's virtualization is great as well. 

What needs improvement?

The price should be reduced.  Visio stencils must be made available for technical documentation.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for five years. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I haven't faced any inconveniences working with this solution. It is very easy to use. 

How are customer service and technical support?

I haven't had a reason to contact…