Compare Nutanix AHV vs. Oracle VM VirtualBox

Nutanix AHV is ranked 15th in Server Virtualization Software with 3 reviews while Oracle VM VirtualBox is ranked 5th in Server Virtualization Software with 15 reviews. Nutanix AHV is rated 9.0, while Oracle VM VirtualBox is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Nutanix AHV writes "User-friendly interface and no licensing fees, but technical support needs to be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle VM VirtualBox writes "Fast, very easy to use, and is rock-solid stable". Nutanix AHV is most compared with , whereas Oracle VM VirtualBox is most compared with KVM, Hyper-V and Proxmox VE.
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The most valuable feature of this solution is simplicity.Nutanix is good for new implementations on the VM side. It's very good for disaster recovery and final storage.The interface is very good, and quite user-friendly.

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This product is extremely easy to install, use, has a great GUI and is incredibly stable.The initial setup was straightforward.The most valuable feature is the ability to copy bidirectionally between the desktop and the virtual machine.This solution can be used on many different platforms including Windows and Linux.The solution is very stable.I think VirtualBox has good stability because I use it in an environment with several resolutions.The most valuable aspects of the solution were the support and performance of the product and the flexibility it gives you to work.The solution's most valuable feature is its stability.

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This solution would benefit from the inclusion of an option for visualization of shared media in a graphical fashion.The solution should work to improve its stability.The technical support for this solution needs to be improved in terms of response time.

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It could improve slightly with enhanced reporting capabilities that show the current status of the network.The solution needs to improve its flexibility. It's not as flexible as VMware.It should have the functionality where if I move the mouse away from one screen, the context changes automatically.The user interface needs to be improved.The solution should have more enterprise features, like migration, high availability storage, disaster recovery, and the ability to deploy to enterprise-scale usage. They should not just offer desktop usage.The technical support needs to improve.The solution has to do a better job of promoting the product and its licensing capabilities.Oracle needs to improve its hot virtual machine migration. It didn't work as intended. It should allow us to migrate between virtual machines, without stopping the database.

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The most valuable feature of this solution is that there is no licensing fee.

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The product is free to use.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

Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence. The result is predictable performance, cloud-like infrastructure consumption, robust security, and seamless application mobility for a broad range of enterprise applications.

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.

For more information on Oracle VM VirtualBox, visit Oracle.com

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JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, SAIC VolkswagenAirbus, Colorado State University, SCS Africa, Wolf Medical Systems.
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Financial Services Firm21%
Software R&D Company11%
Manufacturing Company11%
Aerospace/Defense Firm11%
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Software R&D Company30%
Comms Service Provider14%
Media Company11%
Government7%
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