Today XenSource adds to its commercial offering two new solutions: XenServer and XenExpress.
Both are based on the Xen open source hypervisor, and both features the management tools already powering the XenEnteprise solution.
Differences are in capabilities each product has:
- XenServer, available paying an annual subscription, only allows Windows guest OSes and it’s capped to 8 concurrent VMs / 8 GB physical RAM / 2 physical sockets
- XenExpress, available for free, allows Linux and Windows guest OSes and it’s capped to 4 concurrent VMs / 4 GB physical RAM / 2 physical sockets / 1 single physical server to manage / no support
Download XenExpress here.
The virtualization.info Virtualization Industry Roadmap has been updated accordingly.