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September 03, 2010

Latest Virtualization Technology for Linux VPS Hosting to be used by

HostGee.Com one of the pioneers in providing Linux VPS, has announced the release of OpenVPS/KVM which is a commercial hosting version of its latest virtual private server product based on Red Hat’s (News - Alert) Linux KVM. Since its establishment in the year 2009, HostGee.Com has always guided the VPS hosting industry by providing the most innovative revolutionary solutions. OpenVPS/KVM is the latest offering by HostGee, which has been designed to enable consumers in accessing the premier, enterprise grade, open source solutions.

KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) the next generation of virtualized technologies is the latest addition to Linux. KVM offers complete virtualization which is currently considered superior to all the other full virtualization technologies. It brings together support for the latest hardware virtualization capabilities along with the rapid feature development of the Linux kernel into a complete, highly functional, virtualization platform. KVM is the only virtualization technology which is totally incorporated into the Linux kernel. With the acquisition of Qumranet (News - Alert) by Red Hat which is the inventor of KVM, KVM is now backed long term by the industry’s number one Linux distribution provider as well as the Linux community.

In a release, Shafiq Ur Rehman the CEO and Founder of HostGee said, “We expect this product to evolve rapidly over the near future as we add features, but it is ready for production use and we strongly believe that our customers will realize immediate benefits from in both effectiveness and efficiency.”

The new platform will incorporate all the capabilities which are expected from an Enterprise grade virtualization infrastructure like live migration, snapshots, system scheduler, power and image managers, comprehensive monitoring, reporting. In the release, Shafiq further mentions, “HostGee.Com early adoption of this technology positions its customers to reap all of the benefits of this new and exciting technology.”

HostGee Corporation is the provider of domain name registration, Web hosting and ecommerce, colocation, managed dedicated hosting, SaaS (News - Alert) hosting, Web design and online marketing services to more than 100,000 websites and 80,000 customers around the world. The company is one of the world’s largest Web hosting companies with a direct presence in 3 countries, three worldwide operation centers having more than 150 employees.

Calvin Azuri is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Calvin’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Juliana Kenny

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