Compare IBM PowerVM vs. XenServer

IBM PowerVM is ranked 10th in Server Virtualization Software while XenServer which is ranked 8th in Server Virtualization Software with 4 reviews. IBM PowerVM is rated 0, while XenServer is rated 9.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of XenServer writes "Offers full control over our virtual machines and is budget-friendly ". IBM PowerVM is most compared with VMware vSphere, KVM and Proxmox VE, whereas XenServer is most compared with Proxmox VE, KVM and Hyper-V.
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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
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.

Citrix XenServer is an open source virtualization platform that manages server, desktop and cloud virtual infrastructures. XenServer is straightforward and quick to install. Even the most demanding workloads and automated management processes can take just a couple of minutes to virtualize. XenServer lowers IT costs and increases IT agility and flexibility.

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Sample Customers
Sto, Soitec, SNO, Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH, Al Mansour Holding, Baptist Health of Northeast Florida, Huhtamaki, ELK Group, IT-Informatik, Arkansas Tech University, Pneuhage U.S. Army Shared Services Center, SoftLayer, Educational Services of America, Independent Bank, and SK Telecom.
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