At the conference, Red Hat Summit in Boston, IBM announced a series of new initiatives to support and accelerate the introduction of Linux in the corporate segment. This is the opening of two new centers of innovation Power Systems Linux Center in Austin (Texas) and New York and, most importantly, to port the KVM hypervisor on the servers Power Systems.
Innovation Centers Power Systems Linux Center opened in areas where companies have felt the greatest demand for corporate Linux-based solutions. These centers provide training for developers, as port their applications to Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on the server Power Systems. Frist Center for Innovation Power Systems Linux Center opened onMay 14, 2013 in Beijing Here are experienced experts that help developers understand the specifics of CPU IBM POWER7 +.
SUPPORT FOR KVM
IBM intends to deliver on all of its KVM Linux-servers Power Systems. This hypervisor integrated into the kernel Linux, provides hardware virtualization for Linux-based processes. IBM has long been supported by KVM on its x86-servers and plans to port the hypervisor on Power Systems servers in the next year. As a result, users will have new opportunities to install a larger range of Linux-applications. IBM is involved in a variety of Open Source Projects since 1999, today it is contributing to the Open Stack , Open Daylight , Apache and Eclipse, as well as in the Linux kernel . Hundreds of developers are constantly sending IBM code in the projects Open Source, including a team of several dozen experts in China working on KVM. In November 2012, Beijing was opened KVM Center , together with our friends from Red Hat, and SUSE.