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Real User
Cybersecurity & IT Professional (VirtualCIO) at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Nov 23 2017

What is most valuable?

Hyper-V and the updated PowerShell are among the best features that I have taken advantage of.

How has it helped my organization?

I have been able to support more VMs on Windows 2016 than on 2012 R2, using the same hardware. Additionally, the improvements in live migrations have been a plus in availability. We plan to take advantage of the improved storage replication... more»

What needs improvement?

Some of the elements of the Windows Server UI from 2012 R2 are better than what is found in 2016, especially the patch management. While it is nice to have the configuration options more centralized than in earlier versions of Windows, the... more»
CentOS
Reseller
Director Corporate Systems Division at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Aug 10 2017

What is most valuable?

* The size: in only 2U you have four dual processor servers. * The server manufacturer has a compatibility list regarding RAM, hard drives, LAN and RAID cards, operating systems, etc. Asus has its own RAID, LAN card, but supports other... more»

How has it helped my organization?

When a university or datacenter asked us about a certain amount of servers, we would study several models. As this four server system has the typical configuration (two LAN cards, remote management, two power supplies) the bidding,... more»

What needs improvement?

NVMe support. The manufacturer is developing a new line for that model which includes support for that type of hard drive.
Canonical
Real User
Associate System Administrator at a comms service provider with 51-200 employees
Jun 02 2017

What do you think of Ubuntu Linux?

Valuable Features Package management Stability Customization • Improvements to My Organization Using LAMP services really improves all of the infrastructure. • Room for Improvement Patch management. • Use of Solution We have been using this solution for six years. • Deployment Issues I did not encounter any issues with deployment. • Stability Issues I did not encounter any issues with scalability. • Scalability Issues I did not encounter any issues with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: I have not used customer service. Technical Support: I have not used technical support. • Previous Solutions We used FreeBSD. We moved to Ubuntu, because FreeBSD package management is very difficult. • Initial Setup I...

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