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

Cache Coloring: Interference-free Real-time Virtualization

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At this year’s Xen Developer and Design Summit, Stefano Stabellini from Xilinx gave a talk on Cache Coloring, a new feature for Xen that helps better support real-time workloads.  Many…

Xen Developer & Design Summit 2020 Virtual Event Recap

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Last month, the Xen Project community gathered, virtually, to collaborate, connect, and solve the important challenges we all face. While our gathering may have looked different than in years past,…

HVMI becomes A Xen Project Incubating Project

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Today, the Xen Project is thrilled to welcome Hypervisor-based Memory Introspection (HVMI) as an incubating project!  Contributed by Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity company protecting over 500 million systems worldwide…

Xen Project Hypervisor Version 4.14 brings added security and performance

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New version introduces Linux stubdomains and robust live patching to build on security features. SAN FRANCISCO - July 24, 2020 -- The Xen Project, an open source hypervisor hosted at…

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