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"Hypervisor Shootout" Digs Deep into Hypervisor Products

If you click this link, it will take you to a really great piece of research conducted by the Taneja Group on the hypervisor market. Entitled "The Hypervisor Shootout," this study takes an extremely detailed look at the VM density of leading products under consistent application workloads. Vendors represented include Red Hat, VMware, Microsoft and Citrix.

Although we would not normally run an exhaustive research report from any company in its entirety, this one-off situation was occasioned by plans to work on joint projects with Taneja that we are currently discussing.

By the way, the report is also available gratis on the Taneja Group website at

While you're at it, I urge you to check out our latest "Vendor View" piece from VM6 Software, which discusses the special virtualization needs of SMBs and the challenges big virtualization companies face in meeting them. You can find this article on our Web site in the "What's New" section.

I look forward to your feedback on both of these pieces.

Posted by Bruce Hoard on 11/08/2010 at 12:48 PM


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