Proxmox joins Linux Foundation


VIENNA - February 12, 2014 - Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH, provider of the open source server virtualization platform Proxmox Virtual Environment (Proxmox VE), is one of the seven new members joining the Linux Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development.

By joining the Linux Foundation, Proxmox is reinforcing its commitment to the hypervisor KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine). Within the Linux Foundation, Proxmox will continue its engagement with the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA), since October 2013 a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project to promote KVM.

"Proxmox VE, our open source complete virtualization management solution combines KVM and containers on one platform, and counts more than 55.000 global installments," Martin Maurer from Proxmox said in a statement. "I think that we are doing a great job promoting the hypervisor KVM and we are excited to continue fostering the awareness of open virtualization together with the OVA and the Linux Foundation. Our goal is to promote KVM as the open enterprise-class virtualization solution."

About The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux and collaborative software development. Founded in 2000, the organization sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and promotes, protects and advances the Linux operating system and collaborative software development by marshaling the resources of its members and the open source community. The Linux Foundation provides a neutral forum for collaboration and education by hosting Collaborative Projects, Linux conferences, including LinuxCon, and generating original research and content that advances the understanding of Linux and collaborative software development. More information can be found at

About Proxmox VE
Proxmox Virtual Environment (VE) is a complete open-source virtualization management solution for servers. It supports KVM-based guests, as well as container-virtualization with OpenVZ and includes strong high-availability (HA) support based on Redhat Cluster and Corosync. Installation is fast and easy with a bare-metal installer and configuration is done via the integrated web-based management interface. Based on Debian GNU/Linux and fully licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License, Version 3 (AGPL-3.0), Proxmox VE is a solution without restrictions for business use.

Facts and Milestones Proxmox VE:
Proxmox VE is used by more than 55.000 hosts in 140 countries. The GUI is available in 17 languages and the active community counts more than 23.000 forum members.

  • Proxmox VE V3.1 with Enterprise Repository, updates via GUI, SPICE, GlusterFS storage plugin in August 2013.
  • Proxmox VE V3.0 brings VM templates and cloning, new event driven API server, Debian 7.0 (Wheezy), bootlogd in May 2013.
  • Proxmox VE V2.0 with High-Availability (HA) based on Redhat Cluster and Corosync; RESTful web API is released in April 2012.
  • Proxmox VE V0.9 - First public release in April 2008. GUI for managing KVM and containers.

About Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH

Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH is an open source software provider dedicated to develop powerful and efficient server solutions. With its two core products, Proxmox Virtual Environment (PVE) and Proxmox Mail Gateway (PMG), the company offers flexible, affordable and easy-to-use software for businesses implementing secure and open-source IT infrastructures.

Proxmox solutions are widely used in businesses regardless of size, sector or industry as well as in NGOs and in the educational sector. The company also offers services like commercial support subscriptions and trainings. A worldwide partner network and a huge active community guarantee business continuity for Proxmox users. Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH is an independent and profitable company based in Vienna, Austria.

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Daniela Häsler, Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH