Parallels Desktop for the Mac (6 tags)
The short version of this discussion about Parallels can be summed up in a single word: amazing. Nothing is perfect, of course, and there is room for improvement as Parallels moves this product beyond version 1.0. However, if you have an Intel-based Mac and need or want to run Microsoft Windows, some version of Linux, or some other supported operating system, read on. Todd Ogasawara reports.
Build a Virtual Routed Network (5 tags)
Building a multi-domain, multi-site testbed network with a workstation in each domain and at each site can take about half a dozen machines...unless you follow Mitch Tulloch's advice, and build a virtual routed network on one PC with Virtual PC.