Novell to integrate Xen 3.0 in the next Open Enterprise Server

Quoting from SearchOpenSource:

Cypress is the code name for the next release of OES, due out in early 2007. It will have a number of new features targeted at Novell’s traditional customer base. One of the key components is the baked-in operating system support for Xen 3.0 virtualization. Server consolidation is one area of keen interest to many enterprise customers and Novell wants to meet those needs with its products.

With the virtualization support comes a new capability called NetWare viX. In a nutshell, it’s a Xen-optimized virtual environment for running the NetWare 6.5 kernel aimed at helping customers move to the Linux environment. NetWare viX provides complete backward compatibility for NetWare Loadable Modules (NLMs), NetWare management tools along with support for new hardware…

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