Winner in the Hypervisors Category of Readers' Choice Awards: VMware ESX
September 20, 2012 - VMware v Sphere ESX was selected the winner in the Hypervisors category of the VirtualizationAdmin.com Readers' Choice Awards. Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and Citrix XenServer were runner-up and second runner-up respectively.
|2nd||Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V||26%|
|4th||Oracle VM for x86||1%|
“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.
If you'd like to know who the past Readers' Choice winners were, please take a look at our Readers' Choice Awards Yearly Roundup.
VirtualizationAdmin.com Readers’ Choice Awards for 2012
Even more awards will be given out during 2012. Visitors to VirtualizationAdmin.com will once again have the opportunity to vote for their preferred products by submitting their votes for the Readers' Choice Award poll in the site's left-hand bar. Below is a list of the Readers' Choice categories and the month that visitors can submit their votes.
- Monitoring Management & Performance - January 2012 - VMware vCenter Configuration Manager
- Backup & Recovery - March 2012 - Veeam Backup & Replication v6
- Application Servers - May 2012 - 2X ApplicationServer for Windows Terminal Services
- Hypervisors - July 2012 - VMware vSphereESX
- Security - September 2012 - Catbird V-Security
- P2V & V2V Conversions - November 2012 - VMware vCenter Converter
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