Category Archives: Community Updates

Want the best graphical user experience? Five cool features in XenXerver 7.2

The WhatMatrix team is glad to announce the formal update of XenServer to version 7.2 in our Virtualization comparison – bringing all versions up to the latest releases for comparison. The latest XenServer release comes with an array of improvements that further simplify the user experience and enable even greater platform management scalability. XenServer 7.2

What Virtualization Platform 2017? Red Hat moves into “Top 3” with RHV 4.1!

Red Hat has done a remarkable job evolving its Virtualization platform over the recent years. While (some) vendors started to sacrifice features or shifted focus onto wider cloud management aspects, Red Hat rightly emphazises that Virtualization continues to be a critical core technology of today’s datacenters. The 4.1 release recently made available, continues to stand

RightScale moves into Top3 in Cloud Management Platforms + “Welcome Sheldon Lee-Wen”

We are delighted to welcome Sheldon Lee-Wen to our growing band of community-consultants at WhatMatrix. Sheldon joins the team of consultants driving the comparison of Cloud Management Platforms. Sheldon has extensive experience using CMP’s through his role as Director of Enterprise Architecture at CGI with particular insight into the RightScale Platform.https://allweednews.com With Sheldon’s input we have

WhatMatrix announces new ‘SDS & HCI Landscape Report 2017’ (free access for limited time)

Our community is excited to announce the release of the first WhatMatrix ‘Landscape Report – created by Category Consultant Herman Rutten.  Landscape Reports provide an “in-time” snapshot analysis, complementing the currency and technical depth of our ‘always online’ comparisons with a “reflective” summary view of the entire industry segment. Starting with the SDS & HCI Landscape

First Look! Compare Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) on WhatMatrix!

I’m happy to announce the availability of a new comparison category – starting today you will be able to compare various Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) solutions on WhatMatrix! While I’ve been working with ADCs for a long time,  I’ve invested a significant amount of time into this initiative over the last 6 months. No, not just gathering theoretical data,

The Pleasure and Peril of IT Comparison Shopping

This article was originally published at virtualizationpractise.com (thanks to TVP Strategy & Alastair Cooke)Great insight, honest analysis, constructive criticism – so we decided to re-publish it Making decisions about IT infrastructure purchases is hard. There are many interlocked decisions to be made, each of which has multiple requirements. Often, a collection of compromises must occur. For the business project

Crowdsourced IT Comparison Community Gains Momentum!

LONDON, PRNewswire/ Increased Vendor Support, New Categories, Expanding Consultant Community WhatMatrix – the crowdsourced consultancy community platform –  announced 6 new comparison categories have been published, 8 new category consultants and vendor endorsement for its disruptive IT comparison website. The number of viewers of the site has grown exponentially since launching in December, indicating that IT

Introducing the Upcoming ‘ADC’ Comparison Category – don’t miss it!

So this is my first post here at WhatMatrix.com. My name is Marius Sandbu and I am the category consultant for the upcoming ‘ADC’ category (ADC=Application Delivery Controllers) – which will be posted soon! I’ve been working with load-balancing solutions and different vendors for several years now. When I first came across WhatMatrix I liked

Embotics vCommander added to WhatMatrix – straight into Top 3 in CMP category

We welcome Embotics to our Cloud Management Platform evaluation category. We’ve added their Cloud Management Software vCommander version 5.6.3 to our technical comparison and after evaluating its capabilities it went straight into the “top 3” of the category, reflecting the increasing capabilities of Embotics.   One of the (differentiating) key value propositions of vCommander is

WhatMatrix Updates – What’s new, Press Release & links

Today our new community reached an important milestone with the formal launch of our beta website and official Press Release. That’s not all. Just yesterday we published an ‘Opinion Piece’ on The Stack “Has the status quo of IT consultancy come to an end?” to give our view on the disruptive nature of emerging community models. If you

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