Microsoft promises XenSource support in Longhorn

Microsoft and XenSource are to co-develop technology to provide interoperability between Xen-enabled Linux and Windows hypervisor-based Windows Server virtualisation. The software giant claimed that the resulting technology will offer a single virtualisation technology that will operate across Windows, Linux and Xen-enabled Linux distributions.

Peter Levine, president and chief executive at XenSource, said: "Xen-enabled guests will now run seamlessly on XenEnterprise and, as a result of this agreement, Xen-enabled Linux guests will also run on Windows Server virtualisation.

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