Winner in the Hypervisor Category of Readers’ Choice Awards: VMware ESX Server
September 25, 2008 – VMware ESX Server was selected the winner in the Application Servers category of the VirtualizationAdmin.com Readers’ Choice Awards. Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and Citrix XenServer were first runner-up and second runner-up.
|1st||VMware ESX Server||60%|
|2nd||Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V||18%|
“Our Readers’ Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category,” said Sean Buttigieg, VirtualizationAdmin.com manager. "VirtualizationAdmin.com users are specialists in their field who encounter various solutions for virtualization at the workplace. The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry."
VirtualizationAdmin.com conducts bi-monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by administrators in a particular category of third party solutions for virtualization environments. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors' votes. VirtualizationAdmin.com users can submit their votes for the current Readers' Award poll in the site's left-hand bar.
VirtualizationAdmin.com Readers’ Choice Awards for 2008
Even more awards will be given out during 2008. Visitors to VirtualizationAdmin.com have the opportunity to vote for their preferred products. Below is a list of the Readers’ Choice categories, the month that visitors can submit their votes, and the announced winners.
- Hypervisors - July 2008 - VMware ESX Server
- Security - September 2008 - VMware VMSafe
- P2V & V2V Conversions - November 2008 - VMware Converter
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