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The Truth About RHEV

Mar 03, 2012, 09:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Rubens)

"In fact, the V-Index probably does Red Hat an injustice because a fair number of companies do use RHEL, but just not as their primary virtualization platform: 80 percent of RHEV users actually use it as a complement to an existing VMware implementation, according to Red Hat. The company said that's because most companies start by virtualizing their less-than-critical Windows servers on VMware, and they are now beginning to virtualize their more mission-critical Linux machines (running Red Hat Enterprise Linux, of course) on RHEV.

"That may be true, but when it comes to the public cloud, the news is all about VMware's vCloud, Microsoft's Azure, the Citrix-sponsored CloudStack, OpenStack and ... very little about RHEV."

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