What is Virtual Center?

by The Editor [Published on 2 June 2008 / Last Updated on 2 June 2008]

A concise definition of what VMware Virtual Center and Microsoft System Center are and the important role they play within a virtualization environment.

Both VMware Virtual Center and Microsoft System Center are centralized management applications for their respective virtualization platform.

Virtual Center is a required piece of many of the advanced VMware ESX Server features but it must be purchased separately. Virtual Center runs on a Windows server and it could use SQL as a backend.


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System center is covered in more details in the next Q&A

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