VMware ESX Server Certified for IBM Servers

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Posted Dec 18, 2001


VMware, a maker of virtualization software for Intel-based computers, this week announced that its enterprise-class server software solution, ESX Server, has earned IBM ServerProven validation. 

According to VMware, its virtual-computing server software products -- VMware ESX Server and VMware GSX Server -- enable businesses to partition their physical servers into multiple secure and transportable virtual computers. Each virtual computer is configured with its own operating system, applications, and network identity.

VMware, a maker of virtualization software for Intel-based computers, this week announced that its enterprise-class server software solution, ESX Server, has earned IBM ServerProven validation. 

The company said the server software is fully optimized to run on certain IBM eServer xSeries systems. VMware ESX Server and IBM xSeries systems combine to form a server consolidation solution for enterprise and service provider data centers.

"Together, VMware ESX Server and xSeries systems enable customers to experience the benefits typically found in enterprise class server environments, on the Intel platform," said Nick Bowen, vice president for IBM eServer xSeries Software and Performance. "Now that ESX Server has achieved ServerProven status, our customers and partners have the assurance that ESX Server and IBM xSeries systems have been tested and tuned to perform optimally."

The VMware systems that have achieved ServerProven Status include the x350 and the x370.

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