OVF

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OVFOpen Virtualization Format
OVFOffice Vétérinaire Fédéral
OVFOverflow
OVFOpen Virtual Machine Format
OVFOverflow File
OVFORIX Venture Finance (various locations)
OVFOmnibusverkehr Franken GmbH
OVFOverseas Vote Foundation (Arlington, VA)
OVFOptical View Finder (camera)
OVFOral Vaccination of Foxes (rabies vaccination)
OVFOperation Vaccinate Florida
OVFOne Vale Fan (website)
OVFOffer Verification Form
OVFOnderzoek Verminderde Fecundabiliteit (Dutch: Research on Reduced Fecundity)
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To this end, REV uses the Open Virtualization Format (OVF), an open standard for virtual machine images.
But Xen.org says it won't matter what hypervisor is in use, saying its goal is to achieve broad interoperability across virtualization platforms with standards such as the Open Virtualization Format, allowing "virtual appliances C* packaged in a hypervisor-independent format for easy transport between internal and external clouds with no vendor lock-in." <p>VMware CEO Paul Maritz has no plans to let VMware software manage hypervisors created by rival vendors, he said during a Q&A session with media.
And even then, "we're still in the 'I hope it works' phase." Seamless integration is easier if customers are running the same platforms in both the public and private clouds, he says, but for the typical, more complex environments standards efforts such as the Open Virtualization Format are still "very basic" attempts to ease interoperability.