"There are major, usually expensive, commercial virtualization
programs, there are major open-source virtualization programs that
require expertise to set up properly, and now, LinMin, a new Linux
system management company, says there's another alternative: LBMP
(LinMin Bare Metal Provisioning).
"According to the company, LBMP can be used to remotely
provision-that is, natively install and configure Linux and
customer-specified applications-and image systems. These images can
then be used for rollbacks or to clone servers, PCs, appliances and
virtual machines for mass deployment..."