RHEV vs. VMware vSphere

As of May 2019, RHEV is ranked 9th in Server Virtualization Software with 1 review vs VMware vSphere which is ranked 1st in Server Virtualization Software with 91 reviews. The top reviewer of RHEV writes "RHEV continues to evolve and delivers functionality at low cost". The top reviewer of VMware vSphere writes "Makes Resources Available & Services More Reliable". RHEV is most compared with Proxmox VE, VMware vSphere and KVM. VMware vSphere is most compared with KVM, Proxmox VE and Hyper-V.
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The licensing fees are on a yearly basis.VMware does provide organizations with discounts. The customer service license fee we got discounts on from the supplier in order for us to get the best out of the license fees. That's our experience. We possibly paid less than our partner company. The partner is only local and not global like our firm.The price is high, but you get back a lot.Our ROI is good.There is an average performance boost, especially if you use VM encryption inside the VMware with another product, like McAfee. You will see great improvement in these cases.VMware is costly versus other competitors but is still one of the market leaders and expanding now with partners like AWS.The pricing is a bit complex.It is expensive. Other solutions on the market are free. We had to plan with VMware how many hosts that we needed in order to determine the price.

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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
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Overview

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.


VMware vSphere is the leading server virtualization platform with consistent management for virtual data centers.

Deliver business value from day one with powerful server virtualization, breakthrough availability, safe automated management and intelligent operational insight that adapts to your environment. Automate workload placement and resource optimization based on preset customizable templates.

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Sample Customers
Qualcomm and Bonham's Auction House.Abu Dhabi Ports Company, ACS, AIA New Zealand, Consona, Corporate Express, CS Energy, and Digiweb.
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm12%
Retailer10%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Manufacturing Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm12%
Healthcare Company9%
Manufacturing Company8%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise46%
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Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise48%
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