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Best overall VMware vSphere alternatives according to reviewers

How products compare to VMware vSphere, based on review data.
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Hyper-V
4.2
72 Ratings
Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 is a stand-alone product providing a simplified, reliable, cost-effective and optimized virtualization solution.
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Citrix Hypervisor
4.0
41 Ratings
Slower to reach roi
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Oracle VM
4.0
30 Ratings
Server Virtualization.
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KVM
4.3
18 Ratings
KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is an open-source virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (In...
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Best for SMB VMware vSphere alternatives according to reviewers

How products compare to VMware vSphere, based on review data.
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Hyper-V
4.2
72 Ratings
Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 is a stand-alone product providing a simplified, reliable, cost-effective and optimized virtualization solution.
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Proxmox VE
4.5
15 Ratings
More usable
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Azure Virtual Machines
4.2
79 Ratings
Azure Virtual Machines gives you the flexibility of virtualization for a wide range of computing solutions: development and testing, running applic...
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Nutanix Acropolis
4.4
16 Ratings
Easier to set up
Easier to admin
Easier to do business with
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Easiest to use VMware vSphere alternatives according to reviewers

How products compare to VMware vSphere, based on review data.
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Nutanix Acropolis
4.4
16 Ratings
Easier to set up
Easier to admin
Easier to do business with
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vSphere Hypervisor
4.8
14 Ratings
Better at meeting requirements
Easier to admin
More usable
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Proxmox VE
4.5
15 Ratings
More usable
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ESXi
4.4
14 Ratings
Slower to reach roi
Easier to set up
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Easiest to implement VMware vSphere alternatives according to reviewers

How products compare to VMware vSphere, based on review data.
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Nutanix Acropolis
4.4
16 Ratings
Easier to set up
Easier to admin
Easier to do business with
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Hyper-V
4.2
72 Ratings
Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 is a stand-alone product providing a simplified, reliable, cost-effective and optimized virtualization solution.
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Azure Virtual Machines
4.2
79 Ratings
Azure Virtual Machines gives you the flexibility of virtualization for a wide range of computing solutions: development and testing, running applic...
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Citrix Hypervisor
4.0
41 Ratings
Slower to reach roi
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