Parallels’ CEO, Serguei Beloussov, has published his opinion regarding Citrix’s recent announcement that they were making a free edition of XenServer available (see Citrix launches a free version of XenServer and Citrix Essentials for more information). Let’s hear what he has to say and review his comments.
Here’s what he had to say
“It comes as no surprise to us that Citrix is offering XenServer for free. We predicted this would happen as most Citrix customers are really just looking for a well-supported Windows platform, and since Microsoft launched Hyper-V, they can get what they need directly from source. To really get value from Citrix, customers need to buy a Windows license anyway, so they may as well get their virtualization