VMware vSphere Review

We're able to use less hardware and consume less power, although the performance manager needs improvement.

What is most valuable?

vMotion, which lets us migrate from one server to another, is a really beneficial feature.

How has it helped my organization?

We are using

  • less hardware and
  • less power

as a result of this solution.

What needs improvement?

Improvements need to be made in the performance manager.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used it for over 10 years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:


Technical Support:


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

I didn't use any other solution.

How was the initial setup?

Setup was very easy.

What about the implementation team?

We used a vendor team who were 5/10.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I advise that you take your time and get the most you can for the money.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

This was the only solution we looked at.

What other advice do I have?

Spend time learning the product before going into production. Buy the vCenter software. That is a must.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

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