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August 17, 2006

XenSource CTO Simon Crosby Talks Up Xen Virtualization

Filed under: Interviews — rakeshvk @ 6:01 pm

Virtualization — the use of multiple instances of operating systems, applications, or other software Tools & Guidance to Defend Your Network running on single hardware devices — comes in many different forms and flavors, but among the most often mentioned of late is XenSource and its open source Latest News about open source Xen virtualization technology.

While still not on the scale of virtualization giant VMware in terms of either features or popularity, Xen has been highly anticipated and is now the subject of a significant debate over its readiness for business production environments.

Xen also recently announced an interoperability arrangement with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Latest News about Microsoft, prompting harsh criticism from some, but also paving the way for further interoperability between Linux and Windows when it comes to virtualization in the datacenter.

LinuxInsider caught up with XenSource Chief Technology Officer Simon Crosby recently to discuss Xen’s Linux and Windows interoperability, and to find out what we might expect to see next from Xen. >>>>


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