Learning Open-Source Server-Virtualization with Proxmox Trainings 2015


Vienna – December 11, 2014 – Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH, developer of the open-source server virtualization solution Proxmox Virtual Environment (VE), announced today the training program for 2015 including new modular trainings for system administrators. The trainings impart fundamental virtualization knowledge about kernel-based virtual machine (KVM), container-virtualization, the Proxmox network and storage model as well as advanced topics like clustering, high availability and fencing.

Proxmox VE trainings are organized by authorized Proxmox training partners. stacktrace GmbH, a company specialized in IT-security and digital forensics, was added to the list of training partners at the end of this year.

Proxmox VE is used by over 65.000 hosts and has become an open source alternative in the business sector replacing proprietary solutions like VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V or Citrix Xen. With businesses using Proxmox VE in production environment, the demand for professionally trained employees is increasing. Martin Maurer, CEO of Proxmox Server Solutions, says: „Many of our users are former VMware clients but now have switched to Proxmox VE with a scalable and predictable support subscription instead of the high annual VMware licensing and support costs. Many of these companies also benefit form our training service and deploy an efficient virtualization infrastructure with a skilled team in relatively short time.“

More information on Proxmox VE trainings and a registration form can be found on the website https://www.proxmox.com/trainings.

Facts and Milestones Proxmox VE
Proxmox VE is used by 65.000 hosts in 140 countries. The GUI is available in 17 languages and the active community counts more than 25.000 forum members.

  • Proxmox VE 3.3 with HTML5 console, Proxmox VE Firewall, Two-factor authentication, ZFS storage plugin, and a touch interface Proxmox VE Mobile, qemu 2.1 in September 2014
  • Proxmox VE 3.2 with SPICE and spiceterm, Ceph storage system, Open vSwitch, support for VMware™ pvscsi and vmxnet3, new ZFS storage plugin, qemu 1.7 in March 2014.
  • 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 Virtual Environment
Proxmox Virtual Environment is an 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. You can easily virtualize even the most demanding Linux and Windows application workloads with Proxmox VE. 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 home and business use.

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 (Proxmox VE) and Proxmox Mail Gateway – 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 subscriptions and trainings. A worldwide partner network and a huge active community guarantee business continuity for Proxmox users. Proxmox is member of the Linux Foundation and the Open Virtualization Alliance. Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH is an independent and profitable company based in Vienna, Austria.

Read more:
Wiki Proxmox VE: https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki
Roadmap: https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Roadmap
Downloads: https://www.proxmox.com/downloads

Press contact:
Daniela Häsler, Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH