Citrix, Microsoft and XenServer Integration Technologies #1
It might surprise you to learn that XenServer recently marked its 10th year anniversary of commercially available releases (an event covered very well in a recent blog post from James Bulpin).
The early releases of XenServer (called XenEnterprise back then) didn’t even support Microsoft Windows, as the necessary CPU technology to support the Operating System (OS) in hardware was only just being made available by Intel and AMD (Intel-VT and AMD-V respectively).
Comprehensive support for Microsoft Windows OSs was, of course, added to XenServer, which brings us to where we are today. In this series of blog posts, I am going to cover the hypervisor’s latest built-in capabilities—all those things that enable businesses to leverage and integrate with various Microsoft technologies for the purpose of lowering an infrastructure deployment’s TCO, and lowering OPEX of running them.
So, what is new or updated with XenServer that integrates with Microsoft technologies?
Automated Windows VM driver management
Read the entire article here, Citrix, Microsoft and XenServer Integration Technologies #1
via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.