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2014-07-08T06:31:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Proxmox VE?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Proxmox VE, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 20Real User

If I have to rate this solution, I will give it an eight out of ten. In the next version I would like to see differential packages. This version does not include that, so we have to use a third party or an opensource. Whenever we want to write a large, 500 gigabyte script to do differential packages for Proxmox VM, it is difficult to take a full package every day. So if that feature could be added in the future, it would be great.

2019-10-23T05:52:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We use the on-premises deployment model. Apart from a few small issues, everything works well in comparison to VMware. I would select Proxmox any day. The solution itself is really good. The solution should definitely keep supporting the community, and always have a community edition because people who are interested in it will want to learn it. Once users get into production mode, they will definitely end up buying the support version. They should make the implementation easier, however, because then the solution would get more people on board. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten.

2019-10-21T17:16:00Z
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Top 10Real User

This product is fantastic. I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.

2019-10-21T17:16:00Z
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Real User

This is a solution that I recommend. I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.

2019-10-15T05:01:00Z
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Real User

We use the hybrid cloud deployment model. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten.

2019-10-15T05:01:00Z
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Top 20Real User

For implementing this solution, you must have technical support. I would rate Proxmox VE a 10 out of 10. It is an excellent and complete solution. I really like it.

2021-07-26T18:22:54Z
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Real User

Proxmox VE is a great solution for small enterprises for small businesses. I'll recommend it just for that use. I would rate Proxmox VE an eight out of ten.

2021-07-22T11:30:07Z
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Top 20Real User

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2021-03-02T02:19:44Z
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Top 10Real User

I recommend the main features of this solution considering its price. The only disadvantage of Proxmox VE is that it is a young solution so it does have some bugs.

2021-02-24T08:57:00Z
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Top 10Reseller

It's one of those things for me to move things on to the cloud. It's not so easy. I am always on the laptop and have to monitor that because if you want to make strides; you need to stay online. Though we intend to go with a third party to look for another solution, we hope they will fix that in the next release. The work panel is very good for intake. It's very easy to use and you can scale from other areas which is not a very technical way, so you can use them, including the panel. They can manage their integrated solutions, and that's very good because it's the thing that you want to scale. If the customer wants to operate a downgrade and do something with Proxmox VE, that is what will take you there. You can integrate Proxmox VE with other solutions. Proxmox VE is one thing if you want to start with cloud deployment.

2021-02-22T21:21:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I'm just an end-user of the solution. I don't have a business relationship with Proxmox. I use the product in my classroom as a learning aid. I'd recommend the solution. It's been an invaluable learning resource for myself and my students. It works well and shows off the potential of virtual environments. I use it often for my classes and with my students as a teaching device. On a scale from one to ten, I would rate this product at an eight. I would only give VMware a higher rating. It's definitely at the top of my list in terms of technology in this area.

2021-01-15T15:53:45Z
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Top 20Real User

I would highly recommend this solution. I would rate Proxmox VE a nine out of ten.

2020-11-16T17:13:47Z
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Top 20Real User

This is a product that I recommend trying. There are others that are bigger and better, albeit priced accordingly. This should definitely be tried and put through its paces. Overall, this is a good product, although there is always room for improvement. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-09-21T06:33:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We're simply customers. We don't have a business relationship with the solution. We're currently using the latest version of the solution. We use both cloud and on-premises deployment models. The solution isn't too bad, and not too hard to figure out. Users considering taking on the solution can just watch some videos and train up a little bit. It will make it easier when it comes to setting everything up and understanding how to handle the solution. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten. It would be great if there was someone available in stateside hours instead of just German hours. Other than that, it offers pretty much everything we need at a pretty great price.

2020-09-17T08:05:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

My advice to people considering the product is that they have nothing to lose. Run it in a development lab, make sure they are comfortable with it, and make sure that the application that their company runs can support that hypervisor. It should. Then deploy Proxmox and start saving money. I have been encouraging former colleagues of mine that are VMware users to start using Proxmox. I suggest they throw it in their development lab and spin it up and start building systems just so they can see the absolute benefits of this product and really enjoy the fact that they can have it as a solution at no cost. Proxmox is constantly coming out with updates. If the company you are working for has the appetite to run updates frequently in a production environment you can enjoy frequent releases. They are always looking to add additional features to the product. That is kind of nice. They have a very agile approach to the development of the application itself. What people are concerned about is that it is open source. But hopefully, they will start to realize all you have got to do is use the product, they do not have to program anything. It has got the same features that VMware has, but it is not as restrictive as VMware because it is open-source and you can actually build on it if you want to. In VMware, the hypervisor, which is called VirtualCenter, needs to live on its own system. It can not coexist with everything else. Proxmox does not have that issue. Proxmox can have everything living on one system. You will want more than one piece of hardware in a given cluster so you can set it up separately if you want to, but the possibility is there to put it all on one box. I think it is a little bit better than VMware in that sense because you have that flexibility. On a scale from one to ten where one is the worst and ten is best, I would rate Proxmox VE as a seven-out-of-ten. Ironically, I would rate VMware lower than Proxmox because of the price.

2020-08-11T06:17:33Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

My only recommendation to anyone thinking of implementing this solution is to read up on it, but give it some serious consideration because it really is a great product. In other words, don't let the freeware label scare you off. I would rate this solution a seven out of 10.

2020-06-21T08:08:11Z
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Top 20Real User

Best free and stable solution on the market for me.

2020-06-18T02:34:00Z
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Top 5Real User

With Proxmox VE you get everything in one box, including the ZFS & Ceph storage & LXC container technology. Even the support subscription is really good. It's a wonderful open-source solution. It's out-of-the-box and it is easy to learn compared to other vendors. It is easy to deploy and maintain and you hardly have any trouble or challenges from the software. It provides peace of mind for management. On a scale from one to ten, I would rate Proxmox VE a nine.

2020-06-15T07:34:00Z
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We use the standard community edition of the solution. We use the on-premises deployment model. The planning of the volumes is very important because if you're converting from one format to another, you can have some challenges there. I would advise others to plan the setup very, very well so that you do not have to migrate systems into different formats. That's the only challenge that we had. I'd rate the solution eight out of ten.

2019-10-13T05:48:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Do it! The simplicity will surprise you!

2014-07-08T06:31:00Z
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