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Red Hat makes KVM its Linux virtualization of choice

Feb 24, 2009, 01:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"KVM, as Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens admitted during a press call, is still a work in progress. But, Stevens assured the audience, by working with IBM and Intel, Red Hat will be able to deliver its full Red Hat Virtualization portfolio within the next 12-months. The first fruits of this switch will appear in RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) 5.4, which is due out in August 2009.

"This is the first concrete steps in Red Hat's virtualization plans, which came after the company's September 2008 acquisition of Qumranet Inc. That deal brought KVM, SolidICE/SPICE (Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments) desktop virtualization software suite and virtualization management technologies to Red Hat."

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