Citrix drops price of hypervisor to zero


Citrix on Monday is making its core virtualization platform free, and announcing an enhanced partnership with Microsoft to promote interoperability between Citrix’s XenServer hypervisor and Microsoft’s Hyper-V software.

The XenServer enterprise edition, which previously cost $3,000 per server, will now be given away free and embedded in Citrix’s XenApp application delivery software, according to Simon Crosby, CTO of Citrix’s virtualization division.

The goal is to “bring the simplicity, scale and economics of the cloud to enterprise data centers for free,” Crosby says.

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