"Death of a firewall" and Xen
bsder at allcaps.org
Sat Jul 9 16:40:44 PDT 2005
Tracy R Reed wrote:
> The Xen I am talking about is open source software by some guys at a
> university. It supports AMD and Intel equally as far as I can see.
SWSoft investment by Intel Capital (put code into Xen)
Talking about the XenSource company:
Xen co-developed by Cambridge and Intel Research:
This thing is *far* from being "just a cool open-source project".
This has Intel's hand all over it. In addition, it touches hardware.
Intel can defend their turf with both hardware *and* software patents.
Way too much money is floating around this to not at least be a little
It's a cool idea, but I wouldn't abandon the pure open-source efforts
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