Qumranet, Inc. was an enterprise software company offering a desktop virtualization platform based on hosted desktops in Kernel-based Virtual Machines (KVM) on servers, linked with their SPICE protocol. The company was also the creator, maintainer and global sponsor of the KVM open source hypervisor.
From a very low-profile Israeli startup the company made waves with the rapid acceptance of KVM into the Linux kernel, and their Solid ICE desktop virtualization platform has received serious attention.
- Benny Schnaider, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
- Rami Tamir, Co-Founder, President and Director
- Moshe Bar Ph.D. Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
- Giora Yaron Ph.D, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board
- Shmil Levy, Board Member, Sequoia Capital
- Vab Goel, Board Member, Norwest Venture Partners
- Businessweek.com Archived March 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine, "Sequoia, Norwest, Storm Fund Israeli Startups"
- Heise.de Archived March 11, 2008, at the Wayback Machine, "Virtualization solution KVM will be in the next version of Linux"
- ITbusinessedge.com, "Barbarians at the VMware Gate"
- "Skating on Solid ICE Desktop Virtualization"
- "Red Hat Advances Virtualization Leadership with Qumranet, Inc. Acquisition" (Red Hat press release)
- "Red Hat buys Qumranet for $107M. What does this mean for KVM and SolidICE?". BrianMadden.com. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
- Businessweek.com "Qumranet, Inc."