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SearchDataCenter: Open Source Virtual Server Software a Likely Dark Horse

Oct 21, 2005, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Margie Semilof)

"When new hardware that supports virtualization technology comes on the market next year, IT managers will have more to choose from than popular software from VMware Inc. and Microsoft.

"Windows shops will likely be looking over the Xen 3.0 hypervisor and commercial products built on this release, such as software from XenSource Inc., in Palo Alto, Calif. Xen is an open source alternative for x86 computers that can execute multiple virtual machines, each with its own operating system (OS), on a physical system. The latest release, Xen 3.0, is expected out in early November..."

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