Virtualization Technology: Labs Gallery: Citrix XenServer 5.5 Makes Advances in No-Cost Server Virtualization Space

 
 
By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2009-07-20 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Version 5.5 of the no-cost Citrix XenServer provides improved backup and snapshot capabilities, as well as the ability to integrate with Microsoft Active Directory. However, while the no-cost version will be suitable for modest-size organizations, data centers that must ensure high performance will need to move up to the Essentials, which costs from $2,700 to more than $5,000 per server.
 
 
 

Labs Gallery: Citrix XenServer 5.5 Makes Advances in No-Cost Server Virtualization Space

by Cameron Sturdevant
Labs Gallery: Citrix XenServer 5.5 Makes Advances in No-Cost Server Virtualization Space
 
 
 
 
 
Cameron Sturdevant Cameron Sturdevant is the executive editor of Enterprise Networking Planet. Prior to ENP, Cameron was technical analyst at PCWeek Labs, starting in 1997. Cameron finished up as the eWEEK Labs Technical Director in 2012. Before his extensive labs tenure Cameron paid his IT dues working in technical support and sales engineering at a software publishing firm . Cameron also spent two years with a database development firm, integrating applications with mainframe legacy programs. Cameron's areas of expertise include virtual and physical IT infrastructure, cloud computing, enterprise networking and mobility. In addition to reviews, Cameron has covered monolithic enterprise management systems throughout their lifecycles, providing the eWEEK reader with all-important history and context. Cameron takes special care in cultivating his IT manager contacts, to ensure that his analysis is grounded in real-world concern. Follow Cameron on Twitter at csturdevant, or reach him by email at cameron.sturdevant@quinstreet.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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