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Dan Withrow
Real User
Senior Manager of Engineering at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Dec 06 2018

What is most valuable?

All features of the product are valuable, depends on the situation. I have used all of the features at one time or… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Allowed us to maintain a desired level of high availability between our XenServer farms. Increased our response time to… more»

What needs improvement?

Integrated workload balancing and virtual switch management that doesn't require another virtual appliance to control.

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

Cannot answer this question; but the product is free, you only need to purchase a license if you want commercial level… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

VMWare was the previous solution, we switched to lower our licensing costs and support costs.

What other advice do I have?

Test, Test, Test as with any product, make sure it will accomplish what you expect. Citrix XenServer is not marketed out… more»
Mahdi Bahmani
Real User
Co-Founder and DataCenter Solution Architect at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Nov 28 2018

What do you think of XenServer?

What is our primary use case?

We use this primarily for core banking, automative industry, data applications, and more.

What is most valuable?

We find there are good central maintenance and management panels.

What needs improvement?

It needs improvement with the securit 

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I think it provides good performance.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability of the solution is good. We have less than 100 people currently using the solution. 

How is customer service and technical support?

We have in-house IT tech support that helps us with solving tech issues.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is very easy and we can do…


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Citrix XenServer is an open source virtualization platform that manages server, desktop and cloud virtual infrastructures. XenServer is straightforward and quick to install. Even the most demanding workloads and automated management processes can take just a couple of minutes to virtualize. XenServer lowers IT costs and increases IT agility and flexibility.

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