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

Design Session – Xen FuSA SIG present and future

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In this Xen Summit Design Session, the Xen Functional Safety Special Interest Group (FuSA SIG), outlines the progress of the group around Xen and Certification, what is currently being done,…

Xen Summit Keynote: Your self-driving car is awesome. . .because of open source software like Xen

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In this blog series, we will revisit talks from the recent Xen Project Developer and Design Summit, which took place virtually in the summer of 2020.  In his keynote speech,…

Xen Summit: Running Xen without Direct Map

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This talk was given by Hongyan Xia & David Woodhouse of Amazon at the 2020 Xen Project Developer and Design Summit. With the rising number of speculation vulnerabilities in CPUs,…

Arm Contributions to Xen Based Safety Systems

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Arm, a member of the Xen project, has made valuable contributions to the Xen Project through the years. In this talk, Bertrand Marquis, Principal Software Engineer, Arm Ltd, highlights some…

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