· Bear metal simple install
· Runs on many different form factors- requires minimal
hardware but take advantage of super-computer. From a tiny media servers to huge enterprise machines.
· No CPU or memory restrictions
· Many media options – local, iscsi, NFS, etc.
· Run full virtualization and container based virtualization
simultaneously (OpenVZ and KVM)
· Intuitive web managed interface
· Many enterprise advanced features
· Free commercial use allowed
· Open source with very active community
· Large repository of open source easy to download pre-made container images that go from hyperlinks to VMs in minutes.
Room for Improvement:
· MS windows performance
· Immature VDI
· Poor USB handling
· Poor support for OSx
· commercial support options
· GUI interface stability (v2.0)
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Jan 07 2013