HP, IBM, Intel, others form Open Virtualization Alliance

By : |May 20, 2011 0

[image_library_tag 038/13038, align=”left” title=”” height=”150″ alt=”” hspace=”7″ width=”200″ vspace=”7″ border=”1″ ,default]SAN FRANCISCO, USA: In a move against virtualization software maker VMware, several technology majors such as BMC Software, Eucalyptus Systems, HP, IBM, Intel, Red Hat, and SUSE formed a new Open Virtualization Alliance.

The new consortium will foster the adoption of open virtualization technologies including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM).

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The Open Virtualization Alliance will provide education, best practices and technical advice to help businesses understand and evaluate virtualization options.

As a core component in the Linux kernel, KVM leaverages hardware virtualization support built into Intel and AMD processors, providing a robust, efficient environment for hosting Linux and Windows virtual machines.

Members of the Open Virtualization Alliance have a common interest in supporting open virtualization, and are involved in the development, distribution, support, use, or other business interest in KVM or offerings which use it.

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