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SearchServerVirtualization: Xen Trademark Stirs Up Virtualization Community

Mar 02, 2007, 22:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alex Barrett)

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"Unlike Shakespeare's rose, Xen, by any other name, is most definitely not Xen, and 'Xen' trademark holder XenSource Inc. has told other virtualization players that unless they agree to its trademark terms, to stop calling their products as such.

"XenSource, the commercial entity founded by of the University of Cambridge researchers that developed the open source hypervisor, made the Xen community aware of their trademark policy this fall, and, so far, at least one vendor--Virtual Iron Software Inc.--has agreed to stop using the name..."

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