Qumranet, Global Sponsor of KVM, Adds Kernel Developer

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Welcomes Former SUSE Developer Andrea Arcangeli

We welcome him to the team.

Qumranet, a leading provider of virtual computing solutions, announced today that Andrea Arcangeli has joined the company as kernel developer.

Credited for having completely rewritten and stabilized the virtual memory subsystem in the 2.4 Linux kernel, the 31-year old Arcangeli previously worked with SUSE Linux (later Novell) since 1999 maintaining many parts of the Linux kernel.

"Andrea is one of those rare individuals who combines a real gift for technology with a passion for his work," said Benny Schnaider, Qumranet's CEO and co-founder. "We welcome him to the team."

Arcangeli started working with Linux in his spare time in 1996 while studying at Bologna University in Italy.

"The first time I saw what the Qumranet and KVM developers were doing, a light went off in my head and I thought 'yes, THIS is the way,'" said Arcangeli. "I look forward to adding my ability to this project."

About KVM
KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It comprises of a loadable kernel module, kvm.ko, that provides the core virtualization infrastructure and a processor specific module, kvm-intel.ko or kvm-amd.ko. More information is available at http://kvm.qumranet.com/kvmwiki.

About Qumranet
Based in Sunnyvale, CA and Raanana, Israel, Qumranet is an enterprise software company offering a virtual infrastructure platform to enable Independent ComputingTM. Organizations use Qumranet's first product, Solid ICETM, to host Windows and Linux desktops centrally on servers in the data center, creating what Qumranet calls an Independent Computing Environment (ICETM) for users. This enables centralized provisioning, management, storage and policy enforcement for desktop environments, and at the same time, provides a superior end-user experience. Qumranet is also the creator, maintainer and global sponsor of the KVM Open Source Hypervisor Project. More information is available at http://www.qumranet.com.

Qumranet, Solid ICE, Independent Computing, ICE, and SPICE are trademarks of Qumranet. All other trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners.

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Lauree Ostrofsky
Baker Communications Group
1-212-877-2418
lauree@bakercg.com

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