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February 20, 2009
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Who’s buddying up closer with Microsoft: Novell or Red Hat?

I know for a fact that either Novell or Red Hat, or perhaps both, will be announcing next week that they’ll be shifting their server virtualization offerings from Xen to XenServer. What I don’t know is what, if anything, either … Continue reading

February 18, 2009
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Citrix, Microsoft, and Red Hat or Novell gang up on VMware

Citrix is about to put a world of hurt on its virtualization rival, VMware. Next week, Citrix will be announcing that it will no longer charge for its flagship virtualization program XenServer 5, and its new management program, Citrix Essentials, … Continue reading

February 18, 2009
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Citrix to offer free XenServer virtualization

In a shot across VMware’s bows, Citrix will announce next week that it will be offering free licenses to its full XenServer virtualization program and new partnering with Microsoft to provide system management, Citrix Essentials, for Hyper-V and, in return, … Continue reading