Citrix XenServer

  • June 25, 2007 25 Jun'07

    Xen virtualization will catch up to VMware in 2008

    Today VMware dominates in virtualization and server consolidation, but Xen virtualization technologies and products will change that by 2008, predicts Burton Group analyst Chris Wolf. Wolf sees big changes coming in Xen-based virtualization products...

  • May 22, 2007 22 May'07

    Xen beats VMware to native 64-bit punch

    With native 64-bit support, the Xen 3.1 open source hypervisor will let IT shops virtualize 64-bit applications like Oracle or Microsoft Exchange 2007.

  • March 22, 2007 22 Mar'07

    The Virtual Machinist: Virtualization vendor strategies

    Virtualization is no longer a cutting-edge technology. In moving from hype to mainstream, every customer on the planet is supposed to adopt virtualization within the next few years. Such an expectation affects more than marketing strategies. When ...

  • March 22, 2007 22 Mar'07

    XenSource refutes VMware ESX performance claims – sort of

    Contrary to VMware benchmark tests on Xen 3.0.3, XenSource is claiming that its XenEnterprise 3.2 beta performs almost as well as ESX 3.0.1.

  • March 10, 2007 10 Mar'07

    VMware passed over for XenSource by Web hosting provider

    Web services provider Joots uses XenSource virtualization software to host client applications for less cost than deploying VMware ESX.

  • March 02, 2007 02 Mar'07

    Xen trademark stirs up virtualization community

    Virtual Iron and possibly Red Hat have stopped using the word 'Xen' to describe their virtualization offerings, but it's VMware that trademark holder XenSource really wants to protect against.

  • February 06, 2007 06 Feb'07

    IBM 'sHype' secures Xen

    IBM Research latest endeavor, sHype -- short for secure hypervisor – extends the concept of a trusted computing platform to Xen virtualization.

  • January 15, 2007 15 Jan'07

    Sun commits to Xen

    Sun Microsystems said publicly that it will include the open source Xen hypervisor in the next release of Solaris 10.

  • January 03, 2007 03 Jan'07

    New year, new Linux virtualization options

    Open sourcers have ported OpenVZ to run on power-savvy Sun UltraSPARC T1 chips, while Linus Torvalds chose the obscure KVM over Xen for a forthcoming Linux kernel.

  • December 11, 2006 11 Dec'06

    Xen LiveCDs: Xenoppix versus Knoppix

    LiveCDs provide a quick and easy way to get started with Linux. If you're not already familiar with them, LiveCD distributions (such as Knoppix) are nifty CDs that can run Linux from the CD-ROM drive without installing anything. It's as simple as ...

  • December 11, 2006 11 Dec'06

    Xen startups wage price war on VMware ESX

    With new products announced today, XenSource and Virtual Iron are both aiming at VMware's Achilles' heel: The exorbitant price of an ESX license.

  • December 11, 2006 11 Dec'06

    Cassatt adds Xen, VLANs to Collage

    Cassatt Collage 4.0 supports Xen virtualization, dynamically creates virtual LANs; Hyperic adds VMware support.

  • November 29, 2006 29 Nov'06

    Novell to manage Xen, but also VMware, Microsoft

    Managing virtual environments is the cornerstone of Novell's new ZENworks data center automation suite.

  • November 06, 2006 06 Nov'06

    Microsoft debuts virtual appliances

    On the eve of VMworld and in the wake of its Novell partnership, Microsoft announced a software packaging program that could dramatically increase the reach of Virtual Server.

  • November 06, 2006 06 Nov'06

    Virtualization briefs: Letters from VMworld

    More than 80 vendors gathered in Los Angeles this week to sponsor VMworld 2006, VMware's annual user conference, and made a spate of virtualization announcements in the process.