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Open Your Virtual Datacenter

Manage your virtualized networks

oVirt manages virtual machines, storage and virtualized networks.

Easy to use web interface

oVirt is a virtualization platform with an easy-to-use web interface

KVM based virtualization management

oVirt is powered by the Open Source you know - KVM on Linux.

oVirt 3.5.1 Released!

The oVirt team is pleased to announce that the oVirt 3.5.1 Final Release is now available as of Jan 21st 2015.

oVirt is available now for Fedora 20, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6, CentOS 6.6, (or similar) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, CentOS 7 (or similar).

This release of oVirt includes the capability to run oVirt Engine on el7, as well as numerous bug fixes, so see the 3.5.1 release notes for a list of the new features and bugs fixed.

Upcoming Events

OSS 2015

Date: May 16-17, 2015
Location: Florence, Italy
The 11th International Conference on Open Source Systems (OSS 2015) will celebrate a decade of advances in the use of free and open source software by emphasizing areas and topics that will drive future use over the next decade.

Red Hat Summit

Date: June 23-26, 2015
Location: Boston, MA
The Red Hat Summit is the premier open source technology event to showcase the latest and greatest in cloud computing, platform, virtualization, middleware, storage, and systems management technologies.


Date: July 20-24, 2015
Location: Portland, OR
OSCON celebrates, defines, and demonstrates the power of open source in the world today. From small businesses to the enterprise, open source is the first choice of IT everywhere.

User Case Study


One of the largest universities in Spain needed a virtualization solution to host their virtual desktop interface program and help managed their desktop and server costs.

That solution would be oVirt. Today, more than 3,000 students use this virtual desktop infrastructure, with the prospect of the rest of the student body participating as the program grows.

Community is Key

Everyone is encouraged to join the oVirt community, and help us bring our open source software to virtual datacenters worldwide.

Community can be found in many places in the global community. Keep track of the latest happenings in the oVirt community, including new release announcements, and send your thoughts and links to virtualization-related topics on these social media channels:

Packed with Features

  • Choice of stand-alone Hypervisor or install-on-top of your existing Linux installation
  • High availability
  • Live migration
  • Load balancing
  • Web-based management interface
  • Self-hosted engine
  • iSCSI, FC, NFS, and local storage
  • Enhanced security: SELinux and Mandatory Access Control for VMs and hypervisor
  • Scalability: up to 64 vCPU and 2TB vRAM per guest
  • Memory overcommit support (Kernel Samepage Merging)
  • Developer SDK for ovirt-engine, written in Python