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"Proxmox allows us to achieve affordable performance while keeping high levels of data protection and flexibility.""The solution's compatibility is very good with multiple operating systems. The moving systems are very good and migration is excellent. These are the most valuable features for us.""The most valuable feature of this solution is performance.""The solution allows for easy integrations.""The solution is easy to install. It can run on a lot of different types of hardware. Creating virtual machines with it is really easy.""The most valuable feature of this solution is migration.""The initial setup was really straightforward and easy.""Ease of use, HA, internal 100gbps Virtio network, built-in backup (don't pay $1200 Veeam licence), support for multi-monitors on multiple VMs in KVM, no need to RDP in the VMs to do your stuff (Win, Linux and Mac with SPICE and using 6 screens here (11520*2160)."

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"One of the most valuable features of this solution is the popularity of the OS.""The solution is a great all-round product. The virtualization is especially good.""Red Hat is the most stable system.""Technically, the main reason why I'm using Red Hat is because of its stability.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the support portal.""Stability and speed are the most valuable aspects.""The price is the solution's most valuable aspect. It's much cheaper than, for example, VMware.""The solution makes migration easy."

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Cons
"This solution needs a more flexible and efficient backup solution in the dashboard.""The solution should include some features that can help with converting raw files into different formats. It should offer better management around raw files.""I would like to see more monitoring in the next release of this solution.""The solution needs a better billing system.""We had some challenges with management including volume and storage management. Setting it up properly and making it work, specifically shared storage between the virtual machines, is difficult.""If this solution could import directly from OVS format then it would make migration much easier.""The virtualization can be better.""The Windows drivers could be easier (unlike manually installing Ballon, QEMU and optionally SPICE, VIRTio, etc.)"

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"It would be better to have more patches, especially kernel-level updates, live and online so that we can keep the business up and running during this period.""The solution could use network virtualization.""The Administration of the Oracle database and the SAP ERP needs improvement.""I heard that there are big differences between Red Hat eight and seven, but it's still quite difficult for me to judge it. I found it a bit more difficult to manage than version seven, which was much easier. In term of features, though, it is still not yet clear which is better. I have no clear idea of which features need to be changed at the moment.""Configuring the network interfaces is much better in Ubuntu and should be improved.""It lags behind in that you need to go to something like Fedora to get all the extra bells and whistles.""In comparison to VMware, this solution isn't as stable. We're testing it right now, and we're not trusting the stability of the product.""The support is tricky in a few places. We're facing some challenges within Malaysia where we don't really have the system integrators available who can provide extended support. When we need personnel on-site, we can't get them."

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"Proxmox is free software, but if you prefer the support and a more rested repository then you can pay for it.""Zero - this is a free solution.""The only thing you pay for is support and it is between $2,500 and $3,000 a year. It depends on the support plan you choose. Support is optional.""I am not aware of the licensing cost, but there is a cost for support.""It's an open-source solution that can be used free of cost."

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"This is an open-source solution.""I would say the price is acceptable.""We are using the free version of Red Hat.""I believe we pay on a yearly basis.""We buy a license for commercial use, and we also use the free editions.""We have to pay extra for vulnerability and fault tolerance.""The solution does not require licencing but a subscription is necessary, which is very affordable."

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Top Answer: This is just an off the cuff quick response and not a well researched documented and referenced design. It is, however, a conclusion after time spent in making some choices on stacks with the intent… more »
Top Answer: There are many features included with Proxmox.
Top Answer: It's an open-source solution that can be used free of cost.
Top Answer: We buy a license for commercial use, and we also use the free editions.
Top Answer: We hope that Red Hat can produce a paradigm edition. We are looking for paradigm computing and paradigm storage. Its scalability can be improved. It is not easy to scale, and we hope that Red Hat can… more »
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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
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Overview

Proxmox VE is a complete virtualization management solution for servers.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, or RHEV, is a leading open standard enterprise virtualization management solution. This solution supports virtualization of servers and desktops using the same infrastructure and a single easy-to-use interface.

Because RHEV is based on open standards, it is vendor-independent and a lot more cost effective and flexible than proprietary solutions.


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Municipality of Trento, SwitchMIA, inDenova, Valmeita City Council, Alpha IT AS, Grupo Inversor Veracruzano S.A.P.I. de C.V. (GRIVER), Laut und Schoen, IT-Services - Hamburg e.K., KMI Learning, Dynacom Tankers Management Ltd., Serwise AG
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Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider45%
Computer Software Company17%
Media Company6%
Government6%
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Comms Service Provider30%
Integrator20%
Manufacturing Company20%
Government10%
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Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company27%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business83%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise10%
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Small Business52%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise30%
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Proxmox VE is ranked 2nd in Server Virtualization Software with 20 reviews while RHEV is ranked 7th in Server Virtualization Software with 16 reviews. Proxmox VE is rated 8.6, while RHEV is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Proxmox VE writes "Rivaling the stiffest and competition in its category this solution suffers only from being young". On the other hand, the top reviewer of RHEV writes "The versatility and compatability of this virtualization solution are marred by the lack of availability of local support". Proxmox VE is most compared with Hyper-V, KVM, Citrix Hypervisor, Oracle VM VirtualBox and Nutanix AHV, whereas RHEV is most compared with KVM, VMware vSphere, Oracle VM, Hyper-V and Citrix Hypervisor. See our Proxmox VE vs. RHEV report.

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