vmware 4 official release

when was vmware 4 released (latest version)..
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25112Author Commented:
can you provide an official link.

thanks
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Which version of 4.x?

4.0 U1
4.0 U2
4.0 U3

4.1
4.1 U1
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
this is the latest and last version at present
4.1 Update 1       2011/02/10
http://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/datacenter_cloud_infrastructure/vmware_vsphere/4_1

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25112Author Commented:
how does this correspond with

>>VMware Player 4.0 was released this week on the 4th Oct 2011!<<
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Applications/Virtual_Server/Q_27384622.html#36928376
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Well which product are you referring to:-

VMware Player 4.0 was released 4th Oct 2011
VMware vSphere 4.0
VMware Workstation 4.0
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25112Author Commented:
somebody said they had it for a while (v4) and when i read it was oct 2011, i was confused.. now i see the 3 categories.. did vSphere  & Workstation 4.0 come in 2010?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Ah, it's probably that VMware Player 4.0 ships with VMware Workstation 8.0.

VMware Workstation 8.0. was released on 14 September 2011

Many people complained that they could not install VMware Player 4.0 seperately, without installing the full VMware Workstation 8.0.

VMware Player 4.0 standalone was finally released 4th Oct 2011 as a full download from VMware.

VMware Workstation 4.0 was released in 2005!

vSphere 4.0 was released in 2009!
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25112Author Commented:
one answer got, but that leads to another question..

thanks a lot hanccocka..
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