Compare Citrix Hypervisor vs. OpenVZ

Citrix Hypervisor is ranked 7th in Server Virtualization Software with 15 reviews while OpenVZ is ranked 12th in Server Virtualization Software. Citrix Hypervisor is rated 8.4, while OpenVZ is rated 0. The top reviewer of Citrix Hypervisor writes "The ability to move a VM while it is still running and continue doing maintenance work is a big advantage". On the other hand, Citrix Hypervisor is most compared with Proxmox VE, KVM and Hyper-V, whereas OpenVZ is most compared with Proxmox VE, Hyper-V and Oracle VM VirtualBox.
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Pricing and Cost Advice
This solution is open source, it's free.We migrated from VMware to XenCenter to cut costs.While it is free for small networks, the pricing is high if your network grows past a certain size.The licensing is straight forward based on usage and features.There are free and paid versions. The free version is limited in features but not by time limit. The paid version has more features.The most valuable feature is the cost; it is a free product.To subscribe to the paid version with support, it is approximately $6,000 per year.The pricing and licensing is so important. Customers do consider the price seriously.

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Overview

Citrix Hypervisor is a leading virtualization management platform optimized for application, desktop and server virtualization infrastructures. Consolidation and containment of workloads on Citrix Hypervisor enables organizations of any vertical or size to transform their business IT compute infrastructures.

OpenVZ is a container-based virtualization for Linux. OpenVZ creates multiple secure, isolated Linux containers (otherwise known as VEs or VPSs) on a single physical server enabling better server utilization and ensuring that applications do not conflict. Each container performs and executes exactly like a stand-alone server; a container can be rebooted independently and have root access, users, IP addresses, memory, processes, files, applications, system libraries and configuration files.
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Sample Customers
U.S. Army Shared Services Center, SoftLayer, Educational Services of America, Independent Bank, and SK Telecom.Atlassian, Funtoo Linux, FastVPS, MontanaLinux, Parallels, Pixar Animation Studios, Travis CI, Yandex, WarGaming.Net
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Non Tech Company10%
Healthcare Company10%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
University10%
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Software R&D Company22%
Comms Service Provider18%
Media Company10%
Government10%
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