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Red Hat Lays Out Its Virtualization Play

Feb 24, 2009, 23:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"Red Hat will also be including a KVM-based hypervisor as part of its next Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) update, RHEL 5.4.

"By providing both a standalone hypervisor and an integrated hypervisor in RHEL, Red Hat is aiming to serve two different markets, Thadani said.

""The standalone hypervisor [is] easy to use and quick to deploy, and we expect that enterprises that do not have a lot of Linux expertise and just want to use a virtualization solution quickly will use the standalone hypervisor," he said. "From that standpoint, we believe this will be a new market for Red Hat.""

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