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XenSource Reveals Upgrade

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- XenSource, Inc., the leader in infrastructure virtualization solutions based on the open source Xen hypervisor, today announced general availability for the newest version of its flagship commercial server virtualization solution, XenEnterprise. The new release, XenEnterprise 3.2, enables deployment of additional Windows and Linux versions, and enhances the power and flexibility of Windows guests via SMP support. XenEnterprise 3.2 also delivers greater security and performance, enhanced resource management capabilities, iSCSI SAN support, and improvements in manageability and serviceability. The new release was also featured in a recent performance benchmark report that shows XenEnterprise matches or outperforms VMware’s ESX on most of the benchmarks previously selected for comparison by VMware. A free 30-day product trial can be downloaded at http://www.xensource.com/products/xen_enterprise/ and full results of the performance benchmark can be viewed at http://www.xensource.com/performancepaper200703.

“Our beta test of XenEnterprise 3.2 demonstrated the benefits of virtualizing our datacenter,” stated Chris Rogers, president of ServerCave, Inc. ServerCave, a hosting provider and datacenter consulting firm located in Herndon Virginia currently includes XenEnterprise 3.2 as part of its production environment. According to Rogers, the decision to incorporate XenEnterprise 3.2 as part its customer solution stems from the ease of deployment and the attractive price point. “The use of XenEnterprise allows ServerCave to take advantage of both the efficiency and economy the software provides. We are able to maximize the usage of the server resources, and we can increase our client base without having to purchase additional hardware.”

XenSource Inc.