What is Server Virtualization Software?

According to the IT Central Station community, in order to chose the right virtualization software, one must think business first. Not only must the software have broad business applications certified stack (ERP, MRP, HR, CRM, Sales), but it must also have a clear roadmap that meets IT Strategy (DRP, Backup, SDN). Most importantly, good virtualization software must have good scalability and flexibility of use. Read more »

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CHARBEL NEMNOM, PMP®Well Hyper-V Vs. VMware, the giant hypervisor in the market. Both are good,... more »
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Daniel ZeldisHaving worked with bot Hyper-V and VMware, I think comparing on features is... more »
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Christina Phillips, MBAI have used VMWare since version 1.0 when it ran on top of Windows, Hyper-V... more »
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Albert BelI agree with all of the above I will add a -no nonsense approach-...a big... more »
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Sven JohansenFor me personally all of the above are relevant, (except comments like... more »
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Atus Menezes da SilvaWhen you are researching by a virtualization solution, you must to have in... more »
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ctsandersCheck out this comparison. This is not a complete comparison because it... more »
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wassim MAÂTOUGYou can have a look at Configuration Maximums sheets for both products. It is... more »
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Dan GillmanBoth are similar in features however if this is for ODA appliance then you... more »
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Bruce PerrinTo Whom, The question is too broad. When looking at virtualization,... more »
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Farhan ParkarHow does Hyper-V compare to alternative Virtualization solutions? As usual... more »
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Francisco LopezHi. First of all making comparisons are to wide to make if you do not have... more »
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Jani NipalaMaybe you should ask this from Gartner directly ;=) - but yes agree. It is... more »
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Laura DiDioVMware has a well earned and well deserved reputation as a leader in the... more »
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Dan WithrowVMWare is the grandfather of virtualization. Everyone has tried everything... more »
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Laura DiDioThere is no doubt that VMware ESXi is a top notch product in terms of leading... more »
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Sven JohansenCan Raj10101 actually qualify what he's saying first? Please show me some... more »
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Peter GibsonHi, My main experience with virtualisation has been VMware... more »
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reviewer94827Sure, at a high level: VMware products allow you to set up multiple virtual... more »
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Jeffrey B. SmithIn short, there are so many options with each company that it is hard to... more »
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Dan WithrowAdding to Howard's points, you can virtualize NetScaler as well. It is now... more »
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Tim GoeddeThe best answer I can give as to an Evaluation Criteria Matrix is to know... more »
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M.TesfayeI do not have a written "Evaluation criteria for virtualization". My... more »
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David TanDifferent virtualization vendors have different ways of evaluation criteria.... more »

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Greg Schulz is Founder and Sr Advisor of the independent IT advisory and consultancy firm Server and StorageIO (StorageIO). StorageIO provides advisory and consultancy services in and around data infrastructure, cloud, virtualization, and traditional data center environments across servers,... more>>
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My experience is built from a passion for technical solutions and use this technology to architect problem solving solutions. With my experience in management of multidisciplinary teams I have been able to setup a firm cloud foundation. Building further services on top and growing the company at... more>>
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Sakar Upadhya has 9 years of IT experience in enterprise infrastructure design, implementation, and administration. He has successfully executed several VMware & Windows implementation projects to the cloud infrastructure that have yielded major improvements in operations, reduced total cost... more>>
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Certifications: VMware Certified Professional vSphere 5 Accreditations: Infrastructure Virtualization Technical Post-Sales Accreditation: vSphere 5 VTSP – Business Continuity 5 VSP – Business Continuity 5 VSP 5 VTSP 5 Capacity Planner Accreditation
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Business Development Specialist Howard has worked in the technology industry for over 20 years building client focused sales and service strategies. Howard is a strategic thinker and is trusted by many prominent organizations. Howard has guided organizations through complex IT... more>>
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Extensive analyst and reporting expertise. Over a decade (12+ years) of experience as senior level high technology Research Analyst at Yankee Group and Giga Information Group. In this capacity, I interacted with a wide variety of leading software, hardware and networking vendors and did extensive... more>>
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Stephen Beaver is the co-author of VMware ESX Essentials in the Virtual Data Center and Scripting VMware Power Tools: Automating Virtual Infrastructure Administration as well as being contributing author of Mastering VMware vSphere 4 and How to Cheat at Configuring VMware ESX Server. Stephen is... more>>
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