IBM's Jean Staten Healy Discusses the Value of Open Virtualization

Last month, Linux Executive Report presented an interview with Jean Staten Healy, director for Cross-IBM Linux and Open Virtualization. A longtime supporter of Linux and open source technologies, IBM has also become a leading proponent of Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) and is a founding member of the recently-formed Open Virtualization Alliance. With 2011 marking IBM's centennial, as well as the 20th anniversary of Linux, Staten Healy reflected on the ways each has contributed to the other, and the promise offered now by open virtualization to help customers ensure cost efficiency and avoid vendor lock-in in virtualized environments.

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