What is XenServer?

Citrix XenServer is an open source virtualization platform that manages server, desktop and cloud virtual infrastructures. XenServer is straightforward and quick to install. Even the most demanding workloads and automated management processes can take just a couple of minutes to virtualize. XenServer lowers IT costs and increases IT agility and flexibility.

Sample customers

U.S. Army Shared Services Center, SoftLayer, Educational Services of America, Independent Bank, and SK Telecom.

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XenServer Pricing

Annual License - 24/7 global technical support, access to all hotfixes and updates via XenCenter Management Console. New license required annually.  $500 (Price for License - per socket)

Perpetual License - Guaranteed supportability and upgrades for the whole life-cycle of the current version. 24/7 global software maintenance support for one year, and access to all hot-fixes and updates via XenCenter Management Console. After the first year additional software maintenance agreements are required. $1,250 (Price for License - per socket)

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XenServer Projects By Members

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XenDesktop 7.13 Virtual Desktop Deployment
Installed new XenServer 7.1 hypervisor pool and XenDesktop 7.13. Converted existing disk images from Hyper-V and... more»

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