VMware vSphere Review

With the High Availability feature, we have more confidence that the virtual servers are secured.

What is most valuable?

  • Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • High Availability
  • Storage I/O Control
  • vMotion
  • Storage vMotion
  • Fault tolerance
  • vSphere distributed switch

How has it helped my organization?

Using vSphere, we have more confidence that the virtual servers are secured with the HA feature.

What needs improvement?

Party auditing users, as today we do not natively know what each user is doing in the virtual environment.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for 10 years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

There were no issues as we followed the documentation.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability of vSphere is amazing. No other virtualization manufacturer can even come close to the limits of vSphere's standards.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:


Technical Support:


Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I used a different solution, but it was not even close to vSphere. It was a good solution for certain environments, but lacking some features.

What other advice do I have?

Take the time to study vSphere to get to know more about the product. There are a lot of documentation and labs available to help a person develop the skills required to work with vSphere.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

4.0, e 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5 ​
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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