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Virtualization: Sun's xVM Ops Center coming next month!

I will be chatting with the Sun's CTO tomorrow and will get more insights on sun's strategy. We need an open source, robust and independent solution. And Sun might just provide us that!

Sun xVM Ops Center, a physical and virtual resource management stack, will be available for download next month, Schwartz said. Officials at Sun had previously said a second version of xVM Ops Center will ship in mid-2008.

Both versions will run on Linux- and Solaris-based systems across x64/x86 and Sparc systems. Later versions will support Windows, Sun said.

James Staten, an analyst at Forrester Research, said Sun’s announcement is part of a drive by large vendors to build virtualization offerings on top of the Xen project.

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