Compare IBM PowerVM vs. Oracle VM VirtualBox

IBM PowerVM is ranked 10th in Server Virtualization Software while Oracle VM VirtualBox is ranked 5th in Server Virtualization Software with 12 reviews. IBM PowerVM is rated 0, while Oracle VM VirtualBox is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle VM VirtualBox writes "Enables you to easily create virtual environments and it is simple to use with Mac OS ". IBM PowerVM is most compared with VMware vSphere, KVM and Proxmox VE, whereas Oracle VM VirtualBox is most compared with KVM, Hyper-V and Proxmox VE.
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38,917 views|35,657 comparisons
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Everything is free within limitations. Once you go over a certain level of usage you have to license the product.Pricing does not apply for us, we do not have to pay for the service.It is a very cost-effective solution.

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Overview
Power is server virtualization without limits. Businesses are turning to PowerVM server virtualization to consolidate multiple workloads onto fewer systems, increasing server utilization and reducing cost. PowerVM provides a secure and scalable server virtualization environment for AIX, IBM i and Linux applications built upon the advanced RAS features and leading performance of the Power Systems platform.

Oracle VM Virtualbox is a cross-platform virtualizer for x86 servers and desktops, and is also for embedded usage. With this product, you can run multiple operating systems on a single machine, all at the same time, making it a powerful tool to test, develop, demonstrate and deploy solutions.

Oracle VM Virtualbox is a professional solution that is also freely available as Open Source Software. It is for both enterprise and home use. This x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization software is high performing and rich in features. 

Oracle VM Virtualbox currently runs on Windows, Linux, Solaris and Macintosh. It also supports many guest operating systems, such as Windows, DOX/Windows 3. Linux, OS/2, OpenBSD, Solaris and OpenSolaris.

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Sto, Soitec, SNO, Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH, Al Mansour Holding, Baptist Health of Northeast Florida, Huhtamaki, ELK Group, IT-Informatik, Arkansas Tech University, PneuhageAirbus, Colorado State University, SCS Africa, Wolf Medical Systems.
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Financial Services Firm22%
Manufacturing Company11%
Aerospace/Defense Firm11%
Software R&D Company11%
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Software R&D Company29%
Comms Service Provider14%
Media Company11%
Government7%
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