Virtualization Shoot-out: Citrix, Microsoft, Red Hat, and VMwareApril 14, 2011 No Comments
In data centers large and small, the move to server virtualization seems as unstoppable as the waves crashing on the beach in Hawaii’s Waimea Bay. But for almost as long as the virtualization tide has been rising, there was only one vendor that could offer the features, interoperability, and stability necessary to bring virtual servers out of the skunkworks and into daily production. That is no longer the case.
From the beginning, VMware has been the king of x86 server virtualization, hands down. VMware’s feature set, reputation, and pricing all reflect that fact. But where there used to be little competition, you’ll now find a select group of challengers that have brought a wealth of enterprise features to their virtualization solutions and begun to give VMware a run for its money.DATA and ANALYTICS