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Intel invests in VMware

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Virtualization software maker VMware Inc. said Monday it will receive a $218.5 million investment from Intel Capital, the investment arm of chip maker Intel Corp.
After VMware completes its initial public offering, Intel (nasdaq: INTC - news - people ) will own approximately 2.5 percent of the outstanding shares of VMware.
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/...ap3893654.html

This is very good news. Intel stock is up to nearly $25!
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Wow, good deal. I have used VMware extensively, and it is a good piece of software. Without it, many here would not have as high PPD's with SMP folding!
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any good entry points into the IPO of vmware?? tell me tell me...
does this sound like a pretty solid investment (for the first week anyway)?

my stock market mind is getting into gear

and btw, VMWare > all

seriously. thats how i learned linux. ran VMWare in WindowsXP, had Ubuntu, Slackware, BSD, and many other distros in VMWare while still in XP so i could research help and stuff without configuring network in each distro!
    
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