The Xen Project is focused on advancing virtualization in a number of different commercial and open source applications, including server virtualization, Infrastructure as a Services (IaaS), desktop virtualization, security applications, embedded and hardware appliances, and automotive/aviation.


Xen Project software is extremely versatile and customizable due to its unique architecture bringing the power of virtualization everywhere.


The No. 1 choice for the largest hyperscale clouds in the industry, including Amazon Web Service, Tencent, and Alibaba Cloud, Oracle Cloud, Rackspace’s public cloud and IBM SoftLayer.


The safest and most reliable hypervisor to use for security-first environments due to lean architecture, advanced security features, and an industry-leading security disclosure process.


Maturity, isolation, security features, real-time support, fault-tolerance, and a flexible architecture make the Xen Project hypervisor a perfect match for embedded and automotive systems.

Latest Updates From Xen Project

Xen Summit 2020 Pivots to a Virtual Experience

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In light of continued Covid-19 safety concerns, the 2020 XenProject Developer and Design Summit will now be held virtually on July 6-9.  As our in-person event shifts to a virtual…

XenProject Developer and Design Summit: Update in light of COVID-19

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The past several weeks have been an uncertain time globally. In the spirit of transparency, I wanted to update our community on plans for our annual developer conference, The Xen…

Unikraft: Building Powerful Unikernels Has Never Been Easier!

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Two years ago, the Xen Project introduced Unikraft ( as an incubation project. Over the past two years, the Unikraft project has seen some great momentum. Since the last release,…

Xen Project is Participating in May 2020 to August 2020 Outreachy Internships Round

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The Xen Project is excited to be participating in the Outreachy internship program which supports diversity in free and open source software. The Xen Project’s participation in this round is…

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