XenServer sets a new standard for free virtualization, with powerful features such as live motion, centralized multi-node management, and multi-server resource sharing. While basic hypervisors such as VMware ESXi can be obtained for free, they need costly management add-ons to meet real-world needs.
|Features included at no cost||Citrix XenServer||VMware ESXi|
|Max Virtual CPU per guest||8||4|
|Windows and Linux Support|
|Support for Shared Storage|
|Centralized Configuration & Management|
|Active Directory Integration|
|Single Image Repository Support|
|Support for Maintenance Mode|
|Local Storage Optimization|
|Upgrade Path||Per server||Per CPU,
Core and/or VM
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