Virtual wares or virtualization softwares mimics or runs in real time an actual software platform for example or in actual sense an operating system over an operating system this in turn saves hardware space and maximizes the computer or machines performance and efficiency.
Unlike double or triple boot where in you have to restart the system over and over again to use the OS, virtual wares lets you run even more than three or several OS’s over a base OS without restarting.
Run multiple operating systems on a single computer including OS X, GNU/Linux and more. Imagine Solaris and Ubuntu over a Mac OS X Lion. This in turn create a virtual environment depending on the user and company’s need. Creating a new business infrastructure and rids the common norm of one pc one server/application model. -chris garcimo