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IBM Adopts Red Hat's Virtualization Technologies for Cloud Computing

Mar 19, 2010, 00:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"As cloud computing deployments ramp up, so too does the competitive battle for the cloud infrastructure technology supporting those deployments.

"Linux vendor Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) said Tuesday that it would be supplying IBM with the underlying virtualization technology for IBM’s new cloud.

"Red Hat executives did not disclose financial specifics of the deal, though they did describe the win as a major one. The deal is the third major cloud virtualization technology win for Red Hat this year as it stakes a claim in the nascent market for cloud infrastructure.

""IBM could have chosen anything -- they could have gone with VMware, Microsoft's Hyper-V or something from kernel.org, but instead they chose Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV),""

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