Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Take a look at VMware alternatives

January 28, 2009 Published by

Systems Channel Advisor
VMware alternatives: pros and cons
George Crump, Contributor

VMware is no longer the only game in town when it comes to server virtualization. The company is still the market leader, but nowadays you need to offer alternatives to meet customers' needs.

For some customers, VMware's costs -- especially in this economy -- and management capabilities may not be the right fit. Use this tip to evaluate server virtualization products from Citrix, Microsoft, Parallels and other vendors, and find out how they can help you to grow your business.

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Hyper-V 2.0 is out in beta now, and one of its new features is live migration. Solution providers and customers say VMware still has a more complete server virtualization offering, but live migration will help Microsoft become a more formidable competitor in the market.
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Blog: A law firm with a history of suing public companies has set its sights on former VMware CEO Diane Greene. The class-action suit by Holzer Holzer & Fistel says Greene and CFO Mark Peek broke the law because they didn't tell shareholders that VMware was facing increased competition, taking a longer time to close deals and signing more customers to short-term contracts.
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