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VMware Earns Security Certification

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- VMware, Inc., (NYSE:VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the datacenter, today announced that VMware Infrastructure 3, VMware ESX Server 3.0.2 and VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.2 have earned Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 4 (EAL4+) certification under the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) Common Criteria Evaluation and Certification Scheme (CCS), following an extensive analysis and testing process. The EAL4+ rating is the highest assurance level that is recognized by all signatories under the Common Criteria Certificates (CCRA).

“Passing this rigorous, globally recognized certification process demonstrates our commitment to delivering secure, reliable virtualization products,” said Dr. Stephen Herrod, chief technology officer for VMware. “Earning the EAL4+ rating reinforces that VMware Infrastructure is the among the most proven and trusted ways to run enterprise-class applications. It can be used not just for commercial computing, but for sensitive, government computing environments that demand the strictest security.”

VMware Inc.