Oracle VM VirtualBox Competitors and Alternatives

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EdwardNjari
Real User
IT Manager at a non-tech company with 51-200 employees
Oct 13 2019

What is most valuable?

The thing is I like is the simplicity of Mac OS X when I'm using the Oracle VirtualBox. In terms of networking, the Mac OS is really good. It doesn't need any special configuration, especially when working with Linux. The other thing I like about it is being able to share folders. It makes life very… more»

What needs improvement?

The product needs better support for multiple network cards. That is the major area that sometimes it can be a bit of a mess to configure multiple network cards to communicate well with each other. That's the major thing for me. Another thing I've run into is that it would be nice on Oracle if you… more»

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

Right now I am mainly using the free versions of the solutions. I'm not ready to spend a lot because I don't have too many machines. I do not qualify to be charged yet. So I've never worried too much about the pricing because most of my pricing is academic for the machines at school. But even being… more»

What other advice do I have?

On a scale of one to ten where ten is the best, I would rate this product as a nine. I recommend it, especially for people who are beginners because most things they will want to use will virtually be plug-and-play. It's click-and-use. I would recommend it to those people who are beginners. Because… more»
Consultant
Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Oct 14 2019

What do you think of XenServer?

What is our primary use case?

We primarily use the solution for Citrix worker resources.

What is most valuable?

The price is the solution's most valuable feature.

What needs improvement?

The manageability of the solution needs improvement. It's an extremely bad product to handle.  The solution needs to offer better implementation of shared storage.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using the solution for ten years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is not stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The solution is scalable.  I don't like the cluster functionality, but it's scalable. You can put a new service inside, and it works. The only thing is the shared storage, which does not have a good…
Real User
System Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jan 20 2019

What do you think of Hyper-V?

What is our primary use case?

It is a consolidation of Microsoft services that we have on premise.

How has it helped my organization?

It saves us money because we did not have much in terms of this type of service before using this solution. 

What is most valuable?

It is easy to use, and it is stable. It is a good solution. 

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability of the solution is very good. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It can scale. We have 20 users of the solution who are in various positions at our office. We have two staff members to maintain the solution for our organization. 

How is customer service and technical support?

We have not used…
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