Hyper-V/Virtualization Front Ends (Cloud and Local)

Current virtual server platforms


  • SimpliVity

    Commercial Linux Website

    Simplify your IT with HPE SimpliVity hyper converged infrastructure, your all-in-one management solution for hybrid cloud and VM efficiency, scalability and DR.

     

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  • ZeroStack

    Commercial Web Website

    ZeroStack’s delivers a public cloud experience with private cloud control through software that automates cloud infrastructure, applications, and operations.

     

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  • OpenNode Cloud Platform

    Free Linux Website

    OpenNode Cloud Platform is an open source server virtualization and management solution, offering an easy and flexible way for creating your IaaS service.

     

  • OpenNode

    Free Linux Website

    OpenNode is a open source server virtualization solution providing easy to use bare-metal ISO installer. It's based on CentOS and supports both OpenVZ container-based virtualization and emerging KVM full virtualization technology on the same host.

     

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  • clearVM

    Commercial Web Website

    clearVM, formerly Witsbits, enables you to set up your servers with virtualization and deploy virtual machines faster than ever before. It’s a complete virtualization solution with a self-upgrading hypervisor and cloud-based centralized management, reducing time spent on maintenance to a fraction of what other solutions require. The self-configuring hypervisor comes as a Live CD, removing the need for spending time on configuration or installation and delivering the fastest time-to-deployment.

     

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  • TotalCloud

    Freemium Web Website

    TotalCloud helps cloud engineers build their own cloud management platform without the need for coding or integrating other tools. The platform allows the users to create their own “cloud recipes” in the form of interactive workflows – a logical flow of actions involving cloud management tasks and team collaboration, topped with additional features like contextual isometric visualizations for better cloud visibility.Workflow Editor - Create a workflow to solve any cloud management use case.Workflow Detail - Do a deep dive in the executions of workflows and know what was the result of execution.Workflow Dashboard - Get a bird's eye view of your TotalCloud executions.Workflow List - View all active and inactive workflows.

     

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  • UCS Virtual Machine Manager

    Free Linux Univention Corporate Server Website

    UCS Virtual Machine Manager (UVMM) is an easy-to-use and powerful administration tool for KVM. It virtualizes Microsoft Windows, Univention Corporate Server (UCS) and other Linux distributions by centrally providing all the functions for creating and managing virtual instances and hard drives on physical servers.

    It is included in UCS by default, an Enterprise Linux distribution with an integrated management system and is operated directly via UCS's web-based management console. Administrators benefit from the uncomplicated, standardized administration of physical servers and virtual instances running on them as well as the ready-to-use, preconfigured configuration profiles.

    Overview of important functions:
    Virtualization of Microsoft Windows, UCS and other Linux distros; High degree of flexibility with virtualization technology KVM thanks to standardized virtualization interface Libvirt; Next to local virtualization servers, UVMM also manages cloud computing environments based on OpenStack or Amazon EC2. This allows the out-of-the-box setup of hybrid cloud scenarios with UCS. It also supports Virtual Private Clouds on AWS. Comprehensive functions for the creation and central administration of virtual instances and hard drives, such as the starting, stopping, pausing, deleting, migrating and cloning of virtual systems; Integral, standardized administration interface for the virtualization technology KVM; Status overviews for physical servers and virtual instances at a glance: the administrator receives an overview of the resource utilization of the physical servers and the available virtual instances on them (CPU and memory utilization); Quick set-up of new virtual instances using pre-configured, adaptable profiles; Central administration of hard drive images; Migration of running and stopped virtual instances from one physical server to another; Central administration of clustered servers; Support of paravirtualization for more efficient hardware utilization.

     

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  • Cloudmin

    Free Linux Website

    It is a UI built on top of Webmin for managing virtual systems, such as Xen, KVM and OpenVZ instances.

     

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  • SolusVM

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web Website

    Solus Virtual Manager (SolusVM) is a powerful GUI based VPS management system with full OpenVZ, Linux KVM, Xen Paravirtualization and Xen HVM support. SolusVM allows you and your clients to manage a VPS cluster with security & ease.

     

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  • InstallAware Virtualization

    Commercial Windows Website

    InstallAware Virtualization eliminates the need to install applications before running them. Use PackageAware to easily capture any setup into a virtual application project. Create truly portable single-file EXE virtual applications which never extract any files to the host system. Deploy to an unlimited, infinite number of clients using our royalty free licensing model!

     

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  • VMware Workstation Player

    Free Personal Windows Linux Website

    VMware Workstation Player builds on the industry leading foundation of Workstation Pro, and delivers a streamlined user interface for creating and running operating systems and applications in a virtual machine.

     

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  • MoleBox Virtualization Solution

    Commercial Windows Website

    MoleBox Virtualization Solution (VS) creates private and secure virtual environment for your software applications, isolating them from the underlaying operating system and other software installed and running on the host device. It is achieved by placing the application and all of its elements into managed packages which form virtual file system and virtual registry in runtime.

    Virtual file system provides the application with transparent access to original files while protecting them from unauthorized use. Virtual registry allows using ActiveX components without registration and overriding existing registry values while protecting the host registry from modifications.

     

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  • Microsoft Application Virtualization

    Commercial Windows Website

    Microsoft Application Virtualization is an application virtualization and application streaming solution from Microsoft. It was acquired by Microsoft during the acquisition of Boston, Massachusetts-based Softricity (SoftwareWow!) on July 17, 2006. Softgrid represents Microsoft's entry to a new avenue of virtualization product, alongside their existing Hyper-V package, Microsoft Virtual Server, Microsoft Virtual PC, and other products newly announced in 2006, such as System Center Virtual Machine Manager, the latter of which is designed for "Datacenter Virtualization".OverviewMicrosoft Application Virtualization platform allows applications to be deployed in real-time to any client from a virtual application server. It removes the need for local installation of the applications. Instead, only the App-V client needs to be installed on the client machines. All application data is permanently stored on the virtual application server. Whichever software is needed is either streamed or locally cached from the application server on demand and run locally. The App-V stack sandboxes the execution environment so that the application does not make changes to the client itself (OS File System and/or Registry). App-V applications are also sandboxed from each other, so that different versions of the same application can be run under App-V concurrently. This approach enables any application to be delivered without making any changes to its code LUN.

     

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  • Paragon Virtualization Manager

    Commercial Windows Website

    A powerful tool to help you easily migrate a Windows-based computer to a virtual environment (P2V) of a major virtualization software vendor, regardless of how or where the computer is being backed up.

     

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  • Virtualizor

    Commercial Linux Self-Hosted Website

    Virtualizor is a powerful web based VPS Control Panel. It supports OpenVZ, Xen PV, Xen HVM, XenServer and Linux KVM virtualization.

     

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  • VMWare Disk Mount

    Free Windows Website

    The VMWare Disk Mount utility allows you to mount a VMDK file as a drive. VMWARE distributes a command line utility with no graphical interface (GUI). This is the graphical interface for the VMWare Disk Mount. This light-weight tool will allow you to mount a VMDK file from the system tray.

    Download DiskMount Version from VMware itself:
    http://www.vmware.com/download/eula/diskmount_ws_v55.html

     

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  • VMware AirWatch

    Commercial Web Website

    AirWatch by VMware is the leader in enterprise mobility management (EMM). With industry-leading identity, productivity and collaboration solutions, we enable end users with a seamless digital workspace. We empower IT with a future-proof mobility platform that provides flexibility to manage multiple use cases, unified management of endpoints, end-to-end security from devices to data center, and seamless integration across enterprise systems.

     

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  • Vmware Horizon

    Commercial Windows Website

    VMware Horizon Application Manager simplifies IT by centralizing application management in the post-pc era. Now IT can unify management of any SaaS, Web and Windows applications through the Horizon Application Catalog to securely deliver them to end-users on the device of their choice, increasing their flexibility while reducing the cost of complexity. End-users get easy on-demand access to their applications on their preferred devices whenever they need them, increasing their productivity and simplifying there overall experience.

     

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  • VMware vCenter Converter

    Free Personal Windows Website

    Automate and simplify physical to only VMware virtual machine conversions as well as conversions from other virtual machine formats to only vdmk with VMware vCenter Converter.
    With this robust, enterprise class migration tool you can (not convert to vhd):

    • Quickly and reliably convert local and remote physical machines into virtual machines without any disruption or downtime.
    • Convert other virtual machine formats such as Microsoft Virtual PC and Microsoft Virtual Server or backup images of physical machines such as Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery or Norton Ghost to VMware virtual machines.
      • Restore VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) images of virtual machines to running virtual machines.
      • Clone and backup physical machines to virtual machines as part of your disaster recovery plan.
    • Complete multiple conversions simultaneously with a centralized management console and an intuitive conversion wizard.

     

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  • VMware ThinApp

    Commercial Windows Website

    VMware ThinApp (formerly Thinstall) is an application virtualization and portable application creator suite by VMware that can package conventional applications so that they become portable applications.

    VMware ThinApp is an application virtualization solution [1]. ThinApp is able to execute applications without them being installed in the traditional sense by virtualizing resources such as environment variables, files and Windows Registry keys. The virtual environment presented to the client is a merged view of the underlying physical and virtual resources, thereby allowing the virtualization layer to fool the application into thinking that it is running as if it were fully installed. ThinApp does not have any pre-installed components and does not require the installation of device drivers allowing applications to run from USB keys or network shares without ever requiring Administrator rights. ThinApp converts standard application installers such as .msi files into self-contained EXE files which includes everything required to run. Also it is able to scan a system before and after an applications installation and create a portable executable based upon changes made to the systems files and registry. Unlike self-extracting ZIP files, ThinApp does not extract files to disk or require system registry changes in order to run applications. ThinApp supports all released x86-based Windows systems from Windows NT4, 2000, XP (64/32), Vista (64/32), Server 2003, Server 2008 (64/32), Server 2008 R2 (64/32), and Windows 7 (64/32).

    [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VMware_ThinApp

     

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  • VMware Fusion

    Commercial Mac Website

    Seamlessly run your favorite Windows applications and devices, on any Intel-based Mac. Built from the ground up for the Mac, VMware Fusion is the easiest way to switch to Mac—letting you bring all of your Windows applications with you, making the most of your Windows software investment, while providing the perfect safety blanket for the switch.

    VMWare Fusion can also run Linux and Mac OS X.

     

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  • VMware Server

    Free Windows Linux Web Website

    This is an application that allows you to use Windows, Mac, Linux or any OS through VMWare's servers and is free to use.

     

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  • VirtualBox

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris Website

    VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.

    Presently, VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Solaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4, 2.6, 3.x and 4.x), Solaris and OpenSolaris, OS/2, and OpenBSD.

    Virtualbox is available in 28 languages.

     

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  • XCP-ng

    Free Linux NVIDIA vGPU AMD MxGPU Website

    XCP-ng is a high-performance, enterprise-level hypervisor with a rich ecosystem and is the result of massive cooperation between individuals and companies. All commercial features are enabled with no commitment required to a support agreement.

     

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  • antsle

    Commercial Windows Linux BSD Self-Hosted Website

    antsle enables hosting more than 100 virtual servers on a single antsle home server. Simple GUI, get your VM up and running in one minute.

     

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  • VMware vSphere Hypervisor

    Commercial Windows Linux NVIDIA vGPU AMD MxGPU Website

    VMware vSphere Hypervisor ( based on ESXi ) is a free bare-metal hypervisor that virtualizes servers so you can consolidate your applications on less hardware.

     

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  • Unraid

    Commercial Linux Website

    An operating system for personal and small business use that brings enterprise-class features letting you configure your computer systems to maximize performance and capacity using any combination of applications, VMs, storage devices, and hardware.

     

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  • Citrix Hypervisor

    Freemium Windows Linux RadeonPro NVIDIA vGPU Nvidia Grid ... AMD MxGPU Website

    (formerly XenServer)
    Citrix Hypervisor is a leading virtualization management platform optimized for application, desktop and server virtualization infrastructures.

     

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  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server

    Commercial Windows Linux Website

    Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2 is a stand-alone product that provides a reliable and optimized virtualization solution enabling organizations to improve server utilization and reduce costs. With the addition of new features such as live migration and expanded processor and memory support for host systems, it allows organizations to consolidate workloads onto a single physical server and is a good solution for organizations who are consolidating servers as well as for development and test environments.

    By having the ability to plug into existing IT infrastructures Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 enables companies to reduce costs, improve utilization and provision new servers. It allows IT professionals to leverage existing patching, provisioning, management and support tools and processes. IT Professionals can continue to leverage their individual skills and the collective knowledge of Microsoft tools, minimizing the learning curve to manage Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. In addition, with Microsoft providing comprehensive support for Microsoft applications and heterogeneous guest operating systems support, customers can virtualize with confidence and peace of mind.

     

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  • Xen

    Free Linux Website

    Xen.org, home of the Xen hypervisor, the powerful open source industry standard for virtualization. It is a native (bare-metal) hypervisor providing services that allow multiple computer operating systems to execute on the same computer hardware concurrently.

     

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  • OpenStack

    Free Web Website

    OpenStack OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds. The project aims to deliver solutions for all types of clouds by being simple to implement, massively scalable, and feature rich. The technology consists of a series of interrelated projects delivering various components for a cloud infrastructure solution.

     

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  • KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine)

    Free Linux Android Website

    KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It consists of a loadable kernel module, kvm.ko, that provides the core virtualization infrastructure and a processor specific module, kvm-intel.ko or kvm-amd.ko. KVM also requires a modified QEMU although work is underway to get the required changes upstream.

    Using KVM, one can run multiple virtual machines running unmodified Linux or Windows images. Each virtual machine has private virtualized hardware: a network card, disk, graphics adapter, etc.

    The kernel component of KVM is included in mainline Linux, as of 2.6.20.

    KVM is open source software.

     

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  • oVirt

    Free Linux Website

    oVirt is a virtualization management application. That means that you can use the oVirt management interface ( the oVirt engine) to manage hardware nodes, storage and network resources, and to deploy and monitor virtual machines running in your data center.

    If you are familiar with VMware products, it is conceptually similar to vSphere. oVirt serves as the bedrock for Red Hat's Enterprise Virtualization product, and is the "upstream" project where new features are developed in advance of their inclusion in that supported product offering.

     

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  • Archipel

    Free Mac Linux Web Website

    Archipel is a solution to manage and supervise virtual machines. No matter if you have a few locally on your computer or thousands through data centers, Archipel is a central solution to manage them all. You can use all libvirt-supported virtualization engines like KVM, Xen, OpenVZ or VMWare. You can perform all basic virtualization commands and many other things like live migration, VMCasts, packages, etc.

     

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  • QEMU

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    QEMU (short for "Quick EMUlator") is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor that performs hardware virtualization.

    QEMU is a hosted virtual machine monitor: It emulates central processing units through dynamic binary translation and provides a set of device models, enabling it to run a variety of unmodified guest operating systems. It also provides an accelerated mode for supporting a mixture of binary translation (for kernel code) and native execution (for user code), in the same fashion as VMware Workstation and VirtualBox do. QEMU can also be used purely for CPU emulation for user-level processes, allowing applications compiled for one architecture to be run on another.

     

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  • QEMU Manager

    Free Windows Website

    Qemu Manager is an easy to use management tool for the open-source Small QEMU iconQEMU emulator. It has a wealth of features for creating, managing and running multiple virtual machines. It also allows you to run virtual machines within the program itself, giving you quick access to all your running virtual machines.

    QEMU Manager is the very good Windows GUI for QEMU. In difference to VirtualBox or VMware Player you can emulate several CPUs, which is necessary for old 16bit applications with EGPFault in Win87EM.dll with newer Intel-CPUs (from 2013 and later) in all other virtual machines except QEMU.

     

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  • Danube Cloud

    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    Danube Cloud is a software solution used for creating, managing and automating cloud data centers.

     

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  • VMware vSphere

    Commercial Windows Self-Hosted Website

    Need to look at all the parts needed for connecting to an ESXi server

     

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  • SmartOS

    Commercial Self-Hosted Website

    SmartOS is a hypervisor lean enough to run entirely in memory, powerful enough to run as much as you want to throw at it. Provisioning is blindingly fast, thanks to...NEED TO LOOK AT MORE

     

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  • VMmanager

    Commercial Linux Self-Hosted Website

    Linux-based VPS management web control panel, which presents perfect tools for creating virtual machines, providing VPS hosting services and building cloud infrastructure.

     

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