Citrix Hypervisor Competitors and Alternatives

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MahdiBahmani
Real User
Solution Architect, IT Consultant at Merdasco - Rayan Merdas Data Prosseccing
Oct 23 2019

What is most valuable?

The GUI interface makes the management of KVM easier than ever before. The performance of this solution is great.

What needs improvement?

This solution is lacking in features such as management and integration. * This solution needs better integration with desktop virtualization. * Better integration with storage solutions is needed. * Business continuity features need to be… more»

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

I have used XenServer and VMware, and the performance of KVM is better than these. When it comes to management, integration, business continuity, and live migration, KVM is lacking features and VMware is better in this area.

What other advice do I have?

I have been using this solution since before it was owned by Red Hat, when it was community-based. It is easier to manage than ever before because you used to have to use the command-line interface, instead of the GUI. I do not recommend… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I evaluate options such as XenServer, VMware, and KVM every six months in order to choose the best product for my customers.
Kovit Thakral
Reseller
i-Security Engineer at M.Tech
Feb 29 2020

What is most valuable?

Simplicity is the most valuable feature. With the management capabilities and monitoring tools, clients can do everything they need to do in their day to day operations.

What needs improvement?

There are some activities that need to be done by the GUI, but can't. The users should not be aware of this, only the engineers who are involved with the move of the system, sharing or reconfiguration. When we need to share, publish, or… more»

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

Some of the features required additional licenses.

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

Previously, we were working with another solid solution, but I am no longer working with them. The main difference was the complexity. The tiers are very complicated. Nutanix AHV is easier.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.
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