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ZDNet UK: Intel Bets on Open Source Future

Aug 10, 2005, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

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"At the beginning of this year Intel decided to get behind an open-source project called Xen, the end result of which is to develop a virtualisation engine — or hypervisor — designed to allow multiple operating systems to run on a single server. The project came along at the perfect time for Intel--the chipmaker is building Virtualization Technology (VT) into chips beginning this year, but Windows won't support the feature for two or three years.

"Participants in the Xen project--also backed by Sun, HP, Novell, Red Hat, AMD, Voltaire and others--claim Intel's contribution has been substantial..."

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