10 Free Virtualization Tools You Should Know



Tool Type: Server Platform
Developer/Sponsor: SWsoft
Available From: www.openvz.org

This operating system-level virtualization platform, also called a 'containers-type' platform offers Linux users a simple and free way to create virtualized environments that operate like independent servers. OpenVZ proponents claim the platform offers less of a performance hit than solutions such as VMware and Xen.


In addition to introducing a lot of operational and security improvements, virtualization can also act as a great cost-cutting measure. And what says cost-cutting better than free? Check out our list of 10 free virtualization tools and utilities that you haven't heard much about.


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