Citrix will release XenServer 4.1 in March

Citrix officially announce that the release date for XenServer 4.1, the first update of XenServer after the XenSource acquisition, is set for March 2008.

Along with all notable enhancements unveiled at open beta launch, Citrix is including a new major one: the integration with NetApp Data ONTAP.

Right after the XenServer 4.1 Standard Edition release, Citrix will also introduces a new Platinum Edition.

This new commercial offering will be available on Q2 2008 as well, and may consist in a bundle with Citrix Provisioning Server, to allow provisioning of XenServer instances on bare-metal.

The Virtualization Industry Roadmap has been updated accordingly.