[THIN] Re: XenServer vs VMWare vSphere

  • From: Michael Pardee <pardeemp@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 May 2012 13:24:47 -0400

If this was on Facebook I'd be hitting the Like button right about now.
Awesome thought Greg.

On May 9, 2012, at 1:22 PM, Greg Reese <gareese@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

If your VMware guys can't handle XenServer fire every last one of them and
burn their laptops as an example to others for the price of failure.

On May 9, 2012, at 8:30 AM, James Rankin <kz20fl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I've always felt XenServer hosted XenDesktops better than VMWare, but it
was just how they "felt" - it was never really backed up by any solid

But as others have said, a trial run would be the easiest way to tell if
it's the right choice, I would have thought

On 9 May 2012 16:09, Armstrong, Robert <rarmstrong4@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Greetings
> We have a fairly sizeable XenDesktop project on the horizon (very near
> horizon) where we will be deploying 20 physical servers (running either the
> VMWare or XenServer hypervisor supporting ) which will be hosting an
> initial 1000 Win7 virtual desktops that will be delivered using Citrix
> Provisioning services.  I’m writing today to solicit feedback on the pros
> and cons and personal experiences of using XenServer over VMWare.  We are
> currently a VMWare shop and have experience.  We currently have no one on
> staff with experience in XenServer, but the cost savings (hard dollars) of
> using XenServer on a deployment of this scale is significant and worth
> considering.  One initial thought was that we could take some of the $$
> savings by using XenServer and purchase support through Citrix or a Citrix
> partner.  Thoughts?
> Thank you,
> Rob
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