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EL Today: Virtuozzo Enables Over 2000 Instances of Linux On Single Intel-Based Dell Server

Feb 25, 2002, 12:01 (20 Talkback[s])
"SWsoft, Inc., an advanced server and networking software company, today announced testing results for Virtuozzo 2.1, which set a new standard in enterprise-class Linux performance by supporting over 2000 instances of the Linux O/S on a low-cost Dell 8450 PowerEdge server.

As companies like Sun scramble to virtualize their proprietary operating systems with their the N1 strategy and IBM offers scaled-down mainframe functionality on the mid-sized z800 Raptor, SWsoft is today offering highly scalable virtualization technology for the Open Source Linux OS that will both provide Web hosting companies unparalleled efficiency and scalability and enable enterprises to consolidate servers in the data center and better manage the rapid proliferation of unconnected, underutilized servers.

SWsoft Chief Software Engineer Alexey Kuznetsov, recognized leader of Linux networking performance development, is pleased that his team's Virtuozzo technology can now bring mainframe-inspired Linux functionality, including high scalability, QoS guarantees and increased security, within the reach of tens of thousands of SMBs, enterprises and hosting providers."

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