Xen Cloud Platform 1.6 Releases
Cambridge, UK 11/27/2012 - Xen.org, home of the open source Xen hypervisor, today announced the availability of Xen Cloud Platform 1.6 (or short XCP), an industry-leading virtualization platform for companies to create and manage virtual infrastructures for servers, desktops and clouds. XCP 1.6 strengthens its server virtualization feature set for datacenter consolidation and simplifies the path to cloud computing with advanced virtual machine migration, enhanced networking and security.
XCP is a complete open source server virtualization platform built on the powerful open-source Xen® hypervisor, which is widely acknowledged as the fastest and most secure virtualization software in the industry and is designed for efficient management of Linux® and Windows® virtual servers, delivering cost-effective server consolidation and business continuity. XCP adds a rich set of management and automation capabilities, cloud management integrations and security enhancements to optimize the platform for cloud use-cases.
New features in the latest version of XCP include:
For other improvements to XCP, please consult the XCP 1.6 Release Notes.
Xen.org is the home of the open source Xen hypervisor, a fast, secure industry standard code base for operating system virtualization. Founded and led by Ian Pratt, the community benefits from the contributions of senior engineers from leading hardware, software, and security vendors. Xen.org is run for the benefit of the community by the Xen Project Advisory Board, which is drawn from leading contributors to the project. For more information, visit www.xen.org.
Forward-Looking Statements Disclosure
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