Citrix makes XenServer free; join with Microsoft against VMware

Citrix is to make its XenServer software free, from April. The company has also strengthened ties with Microsoft so that both companies can help keep pace with market leader VMware. As part of the new agreement, Citrix plans to release a new suite of virtualisation management tools in April, called Citrix Essentials, that will be […]

Citrix is to make its XenServer software free, from April. The company has also strengthened ties with Microsoft so that both companies can help keep pace with market leader VMware. As part of the new agreement, Citrix plans to release a new suite of virtualisation management tools in April, called Citrix Essentials, that will be offered in two versions - one for Microsoft's Hyper-V software and another for Citrix XenServer.

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