Linux Tutorial: Citrix opens cloud to VMware customers


Citrix Systems has announced a new edition of CloudStack™, which will include enhanced support for VMware‘s hypervisor, Oracle VM vSphere, enabling customers to VMware and Oracle to manage their own servers as a virtualized cloud computing environment scalable and highly available. Citrix CloudStack is not simply a traditional server virtualization platform with the addition of cloud management functions, but a platform for open source and free cloud infrastructure ready for production environment, which allows each provider to deploy and manage cloud services simple and inexpensive, yet scalable, secure and open by design. The new release is based on the same solution CloudStack that has been used by some of the largest public cloud’s most successful launch of the new cloud services for up to 50 times faster and 1 / 5 the cost of the alternatives. This is the first product release since Citrix acquired in July.

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Citrix supports the open source community via developer support and evangeslism. We have a number of developers and evangelists that participate actively in the open source community in Apache Cloudstack, OpenDaylight, Xen Project and XenServer. We also conduct educational activities via the Build A Cloud events held all over the world.