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Information Week

 

Information Week article about Xen taking over the virtualization market, features Tektonic (unixshell# parent company), HP, IBM, and Sun.

Virtual Servers (For Real)

Xen open-source software should speed adoption of virtualization. But are IT teams ready to manage 1,000 virtual servers?

Matt Ayres, the president of a small Web-site hosting service, doesn't look at virtualization as a mere convenience or a handy way to centralize a few servers. With 1,000 virtual machines based on Xen open-source code, he has bet his future on it and believes it's the key differentiator between his company, TekTonic Network Solutions, and his competitors.

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EWeek

 

eWeek article about the uses of Xen in real life enviroments featuring IBM, unixshell, and others.

Matt Ayres, founder and president of Unixshell.com, a service of TekTonic Inc., offers hosted VMs running Xen on homegrown Opteron-based systems. He said Xen 3.0 will be key for customers looking for enterprise-ready VMs. "It's going to be a major player in the market," said Ayres in Shippack, Pa. "Once Xen supports 4GB of RAM, it's going to effectively double the RAM available in our site."

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