From the Novell press release:

Novell recently announced that Sumitomo Electric Industries is using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server from Novell(R) with integrated Xen virtualization software to extend the useful life of its platforms, minimize additional hardware investment through more efficient use of resources, and operate an effective disaster recovery site. By running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Xen on hardware containing Dual-Core Intel* Xeon* processors with Intel Virtualization Technology, Sumitomo Electric Industries is extending the life of valued applications on virtual servers, thus optimizing data center resources and running a more efficient business.

“This virtualization-based environment lets us keep systems in use for the long term, regardless of the external hardware configuration,” said Nobuhiro Nakamura of the Systems Technology Group in the Information System Department at Sumitomo Electric Industries. “We have a strong commitment to open source software with the aim of ensuring reliability and minimizing platform investment, and we selected Novell and Xen to reinforce this policy in the area of virtualization technology. Intel’s Virtualization Technology also gave us confidence to implement virtualization in a way that works for our company.”

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