New Release of Oracle VM VirtualBox Advances Usability and Flexibility of Open Source, Cross-Platform Virtualization Software

Oracle has announced Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.1. The latest release provides capabilities to increase the usability and flexibility of the product by introducing a new virtual machine cloning facility, enhanced large system support, improved remote access, and expanded platform and application support.

Oracle VM VirtualBox supports a variety of host operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and other distributions of Linux. Part of Oracle's portfolio of virtualization solutions, Oracle VM VirtualBox, enables desktop or laptop computers to run multiple guest operating systems simultaneously, enabling users to get the most flexibility and utilization out of their PCs.

"By significantly enhancing the world's most popular cross-platform virtualization software for the second time within a year, Oracle is clearly demonstrating its commitment to both the desktop virtualization market and the open source community," said Wim Coekaerts, senior vice president, Linux and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle. "With the enhancements that have been introduced in Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.1, customers can benefit from significant usability and flexibility improvements."

Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.1 is available as a free download.