Simon Crosby explains Citrix’s open source XenServer move

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Simon Crosby, Citrix Systems’ chief technology officer and founder of XenSource, is our guest on this edition of This Week in Virtualization.

Citrix has decided to open source XenServer, its free server virtualization hypervisor, as part of its new Xen Cloud Project.

Citrix’s open source decision will help the company gain market share and drive revenue for its Citrix Essentials management software, Crosby says. He also responds to critics who say that Citrix is conceding the server virtualization market to VMware and Microsoft by making XenServer free and open source, and he answers a listener’s question about future XenServer features.

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