OpenVZ Competitors and Alternatives

The top OpenVZ competitors are
  • Proxmox VE
  • vSphere
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox
  • KVM
  • Hyper-V
Read reviews of OpenVZ competitors and alternatives
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VMware
Researcher952
Real User
Researcher and Professor at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 30 2017

What is most valuable?

I find that the Virtual Center Management, iSCSI support, and VMotion hot migration are very beneficial. With these... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The fact that we are having faster server deployments has improved our organization. We are also have better security... more»

What needs improvement?

* Native multi-platform management client (not WEB based) - Last improvements in this area are huge. However, some... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Purchase only the cheaper solution with support. I don’t recommend high-end licenses.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No, we haven't used a previous solution.

What other advice do I have?

Contract only experts or use an external consultant.
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Proxmox
Chris Thibeau
Real User
Technical Support Analyst at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 09 2018

What is most valuable?

The template option allows us to build a desktop in a VM, then quickly deploy as a linked clone. The hard drive file on the template is used (read-only), then all changes are saved in a separate hard drive file. It is like deploying a new VM... more»

How has it helped my organization?

By implementing Proxmox, we now have the ability to quickly build and deploy VM desktops for application testing with the snapshot ability to rollback, as required. Saves a lot of time compared to imaging physical desktops. The web interface... more»

What needs improvement?

Some of the more advanced features and options required for setup still need to use the console and hand edit config files.
Edgar Jerez
Real User
CEO and CTO
Nov 26 2017

What is most valuable?

The flexibility and the closed platform, so it allows you to run in multiple platforms, Windows, Linux, Macintosh.

How has it helped my organization?

Having the flexibility to have VirtualBox run on a local machine, or over on the cloud.

What needs improvement?

One of the things that we need, because with LeVAULT we control the authentication layer, and we support multiple factors for authentication -... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We had other costumers that had used other solutions, such as VMware and Microsoft hypervisor, but I've pushed them all over to VirtualBox... more»

What other advice do I have?

The most important factor when selecting a vendor is probably the ability to have partnerships, to be able to work. Because any technology that... more»

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