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July 8, 2013
by sjvn01
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Citrix goes all in for open-source XenServer cloud

After Citrix bought Xen in 2007, the core of this popular open-source hypervisor remained open source, but some of the rest became proprietary software. Now Citrix has decided to take all of its virtual machine manager and cloud XenServer software back … Continue reading

August 18, 2011
by sjvn01
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Red Hat CEO thinks the desktop is becoming a legacy application

Vancouver, British Columbia—A running joke at this years LinuxCon is that “X is the year of the Linux desktop.” Jim Zemlin, head of the conference’s sponsoring organization, The Linux Foundation, started it with his keynote in noting how often he’d … Continue reading