Readers' Choice Awards Yearly Round Up 2010

by The Editor [Published on 20 April 2011 / Last Updated on 26 March 2013]

The winning solutions for the 2010 Readers' Choice awards.

Last year conducted a number of Readers' Choice Award contests to find out which products most administrators recommended. A variety of different products were listed on the site and visitors had a chance to cast their vote for their favorite products.

Throughout the year there were hundreds of responses for the various third party solutions for virtualization environments that people preferred. The following results are taken from over 300 respondents. Listed below are the top choices for each category and also the schedule for the 2011 Readers' Choice Awards.

P2V & V2V Conversions - November 2010

vCenter Converter

1st VMware vCenter Converter 59%
2nd Acronis Backup & Recovery Server for Windows 16%
3rd PlateSpin Migrate 7%

See the full results of the P2V & V2V Conversions category.

Get more information on other P2V & V2V Conversions solutions.

Security - September 2010

VMware VMSafe

1st VMware VMSafe 56%
2nd Check Point VPN-VE 10%
3rd Catbird V-Security 5%
3rd Reflex Systems vTrust 5%
3rd StoneGate Security Solution for Virtual Environments 5%

See the full results of the Security category.

Get more information on other Security solutions.

Hypervisors - July 2010

VMware ESX

1st VMware ESX 62%
2nd Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V 24%
3rd Citrix XenServer 11%

See the full results of the Hypervisors category.

Get more information on other Hypervisors solutions.

Application Servers - May 2010


1st 2X ApplicationServer for Windows Terminal Services 26%
2nd Oracle Application Server 24%
3rd Quest vWorkspace (Enterprise Edition) 10%

See the full results of the Application Servers category.

Get more information on other Application Servers solutions.

Backup & Recovery - March 2010

True image Server

1st Acronis True Image Server for Windows 36%
2nd CA ARCserve Backup 9%
2nd PHD Virtual esXpress 9%
3rd ShadowProtect Servers 8%

See the full results of the Backup & Recovery category.

Get more information on other Backup & Recovery solutions.

Monitoring Management & Performance - January 2010

Enterprise Virtualization Management Suite

1st ManageIQ Enterprise Virtualization Management Suite 28%
2nd NetIQ AppManager Suite 26%
3rd eG VM Monitor 20%

See the full results of the Monitoring Management & Performance category.

Get more information on other Monitoring Management & Performance solutions.

If you’d like to see past Readers’ Choice winners, please take a look at last years' Readers’ Choice Awards Yearly Roundup 2009.

2011 Readers' Choice Awards

Even more awards will be given out during 2011. Visitors to 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.

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