Oracle VM VirtualBox Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Oracle VM VirtualBox competitors and alternatives
VMware
Real User
System Support Engineer at TMN
Nov 17 2016

What is most valuable?

Its compatibility with LUNs and its vMotion, HA, FT and VDS. It works very smooth with LUNs. When we talk about its Cluster feature, then the HA, FT, and DRS features are just great in how they support large scale servers and VMs without any... more»

How has it helped my organization?

While using its HA feature, we don’t need to worry about usage of servers. Our VM automatically shifts to another server which has resources using vMotion. VDS provides its NIC which is available on all ESXis. You have to configure it one... more»

What needs improvement?

When we talked about its Vmotion feature so we see we are able to move our Vms in running state from one host to another host within cluster and shared storage but we are unable to move VMs accros cluster and storage in running state so here... more»
Microsoft
Consultant
Systems Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 25 2018

What is most valuable?

* Live migration * P2V * VM replica * Snapshots * VM export and import * Dynamic memory, etc. The advanced features, like Network Virtualization, have yet to be tested out, but I feel that they will be a game changer.

How has it helped my organization?

Hyper-V has become a real matured virtualization platform with Windows Server 2012 R2. The organization that I work for was having a virtualization environment on Windows Server 2008 R2. Since it was not optimally used due to the limitations... more»

What needs improvement?

SCVMM needs to be more user-friendly. Without SCVMM, automating is not easy to use and we look forward to the upcoming versions of SCVMM becoming simpler and more admin friendly.
KVM
Real User
Student at Universidade de Brasília at a tech services company
Jun 19 2017

What do you think of KVM?

Valuable Features Low cost, if not lowest. Great performance and scalability. Security is top-notch. Free. • Room for Improvement Networking configuration might be annoying depending on how you want to set it up; usually works fine, though. • Use of Solution I have used it for one year. • Deployment Issues We have not encountered any deployment issues. • Stability Issues We have not encountered any stability issues. • Scalability Issues We have not encountered any scalability issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: Well, none. Technical Support: Unless you can count open forums? • Previous Solutions I previously used VMware VM VirtualBox and then Workstation Pro. I switched because VMware is not free. • Initial...

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