Saad Abderrazzaq - Arlington MA,
Mahalingam Mani - Cupertino CA,
Tanjore K. Srinivas - Howell NJ,
Avaya Inc. - Basking Ridge NJ
A method is provided in which a permission for running a system software instance alongside another system software instance is issued on the basis of a first policy rule concerning the operation of a first software application and a second policy rule concerning the execution of second software application.