NetApp plays a strategic role in oVirt, a platform virtualization management initiative.
oVirt is an open-source initiative established to develop the first truly open and comprehensive data center virtualization management platform, providing a venue for cooperation between users and developers. The heart of the project is the open-source code of oVirt, based on KVM on Linux.
NetApp is a Strategic Member of oVirt, with a representative on the governing board. NetApp also is a regular contributor to the oVirt open-source program.