VMware is building support for Intel FlexMigration in its VMotion

With its new Quad-Core Xeon 7300 CPU family Intel introduced another enhancement for virtualization, FlexMigration, which simplifies virtual to virtual (V2V) migrations between physical hosts with older generations of Intel processors.

VMware is working to support this technology in upcoming versions of its VMotion, integrated into VirtualCenter, as InformationWeek reports:

VMware is building support for Intel’s FlexMigration assist for virtualized environments in VMware’s Vmotion technology, which is used to move running virtual machines from one physical server to another. The collaboration is expected to help VMware customers move virtual machines to Intel’s upcoming processors based on its 45nm scale process technology, Jake Smith of Intel’s Advance Server Technology Group told InformationWeek…