XenSource launches XenOptimizer and Xen Support

Along with the new Xen 3.0, its creator company starts offering commercial products.

First of all they start supporting the technology with a 3-tier architecture: support engineers (within 3 levels of agreements), classroom instructors and professional services consultants.
Then XenSource officially launched a commercial add-on to Xen for simplyfing enterprise-wide virtual environments: XenOptimizer.

XenOptimizer has the following features:

  • Automated installation of Xen on servers with existing Linux installations (physical to virtual conversion of existing servers)
  • Auto discovery of physical and virtual assets
  • Web-based GUI dashboard
  • Fine-grained, real-time control of computing resources including CPU, memory, network, and storage Live performance monitoring
  • Unified guest operating system images across the virtualized infrastructure