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Parallels www.parallels.com has expanded its relationship

with HP to include an offering that combines the HP Z800 Workstation (www.hp.com) with Parallels’ Workstation 4.0 Extreme and select NVIDIA SLI Multi-OS Quadro FX graphics cards. Parallels’ Workstation 4.0 Extreme is a high-end workstation-virtualization solution that offers users near-native performance in resource-intensive applications. The product leverages key virtualization technologies from Intel, including VT-x for accelerated virtual CPU performance, VT-d for direct high-performance NVIDIA FX graphics card and NIC assignment, and Extended Page Tables (EPT) for improved performance in memory management.
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