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hypervisor

[′hī·pər‚vīz·ər]
(computer science)
A control program enabling two operating systems to share a common computing system.

hypervisor

A system program that provides a virtual machine environment. The term came from the IBM mainframe world, which first introduced the virtual machine (virtualization) concept in the form of VM, initially as software only and later enhanced with hardware circuits. See virtual machine.
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With this addition to its product portfolio, Unitrends is the only data protection provider to offer a free, automated, fully functioning backup and recovery solution for both the licensed and unlicensed versions of VMware vSphere Hypervisor.
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Building on Cloudbase Solutions' OpenStack integration with Microsoft Hyper-V, SUSE worked with Dell and Microsoft to contribute to the Dell-initiated Crowbar open source project to simplify, standardize and automate the setup of mixed hypervisor clouds.
First launched at VMworld 2011, the HotLink SuperVISOR platform is the only solution to extend VMware[R] vCenter[TM] to natively support other hypervisors.
0 provides the capabilities for setting up a mixed hypervisor private cloud environment that can be rapidly deployed and easily managed, helping enterprises increase business agility and reduce IT costs.
6fusion's objective is to neutralize the relevance of the hypervisor when building cloud infrastructure," says John Cowan, CEO and co-founder of 6fusion.
Microsoft Enlists Longtime Partner and Creators of the First Storage Hypervisor to Showcase Joint Cloud Solutions at Worldwide TechEd 2012 Events in North America, Europe and APAC
Embrane will continue to add support for other hypervisors as customer demand calls for it.
DataCore Software is the storage hypervisor leader and premier provider of storage virtualization software.
The hybrid cloud is not possible without the ability to mobilize production applications so they can seamlessly take advantage of resources across clouds, hypervisors and infrastructures," said John Morency, research vice president at Gartner.
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