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5 reasons why VirtualBox has a place in the data center

When you consider virtualization platforms, two probably come to mind: VMware and Hyper-V. There’s a good reason why — both platforms are excellent. VMware vSphere ESXi and Hyper-V are type-1 (or bare-metal) hypervisors, meaning they don’t require a standard operating system to run on. These platforms are great for large-scale virtualization where you want to dedicate all system resources to the virtual machines.