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Tape backup
+1
Hypervisor
+2
Deduplication
+2
Multiuser
+1
Cloud connector
+1
Total Improvement
+7
 
  • General
Content
Content Creator
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THE VIRTUALISTS

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VENDOR-Submitted (Virtual Bridges, Brad Sanford)
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VENDOR-Submitted (IBM GTS)
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Assessment
Overview
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vSphere 6.0 with Operations Management Enterprise - Click Here For Overview

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VERDE 7.1 Includes VERDOS, LEAFOS and Client tools
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PowerVM 2.2.2. (Express, Standard or Enterprise Edition)
Includes VIO 2.2, HMC V7.7.7, Power Systems firmware.
Optional PowerVC
Optional PowerVP
Optional PowerSC
Optional System Director with VMControl
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Maturity
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Release Dates:
vSphere 6.0 : Feb 2nd 2015 (ESX: 2001/2002, ESXi: Dec-2007) - more in details
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Mature and stable technoloy. Latest version of VERDE published in Oct 2013, First version published 2007
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Mature and stable technology.
Latest version of PowerVM, published in 2013.
First version published in 2004, under the name of APV: Advanced Power Virtualization.
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Pricing
Virtualization
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OM Ent: $3,625/socket + S&S:$761 (B) or $906 (Prod)
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Varies based on number of users. Starts at $200 per user.
Greatly varies: Starts at 280$ OTC and 200$ 3-year maintenance for a 4 core P710 with express edition
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Management
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$4995(Std) + $1049(B) or $1249 (P)
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Included in VERDE cost
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Included in Virtualization cost (IVM, HMC, FSM).
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Bundle/Kit Pricing
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See vSphere AK with OM
See vSphere with OM
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Yes
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No
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Guest OS Licensing
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No
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No
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No
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  • VM Mobility and HA
VM Mobility
Live Migration of VMs
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Yes vMotion
- Cross vSwitch vMotion Only
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NEW
No
Live Partition Mobility. Application Live Mobility
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Migration Compatibility
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Yes (EVC)
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No
Yes, between Power6 and Power7 technology.
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Maintenance Mode
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Yes
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No
Yes
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Automated Live Migration
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Yes (DRS) - CPU, Mem - No Storage DRS.
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No
Yes
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Power Management
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Yes (DPM), Enhanced Host Power Management (C-States)
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No
Integrated Power management, plus additional features using Active Energy management.
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Storage Migration
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Yes (Live Storage vMotion); including replicated VMs
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No
Yes, with Shared Storage Pools, or using SVCs.
HA/DR
Cluster Size
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NEW
max 64 nodes / 8000 vm per cluster
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NEW
10, 000 Servers
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HA/DR independent from Virtualization layer (PowerHA)
Integrated HA (Restart vm)
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NEW
Yes (VMware HA)
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Yes
Possible using the VMControl option.
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Automatic VM Reset
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Yes (VMware HA)
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No
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No
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VM Lockstep Protection
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NEW
Yes (Fault Tolerance) 4 vCPUs.
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No
No
Application/Service HA
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IMPROVE
No
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No
Yes (PowerHA). Outside of Virtualization toolset
Replication / Site Failover
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Limited (native): vSphere Replication
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: SRM )
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Yes
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Yes (PowerHA). Outside of Virtualization toolset
 
  • Management
custom
LOG Analysis
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Added Feature
custom
Compliance
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Added Feature
custom
Predictive Maintenance
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Added Feature
General
Central Management
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Yes (vCenter Server Standard + enhanced Web Client), enhanced vCSA, SSO
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VERDE Management Console
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Yes.( HMC, IVM, FSM)
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Virtual and Physical
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IMPROVE
Limited (plug-ins)
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No
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Yes.(Various level of management, using only PowerVM or additional tools: System Director with VMControl, PowerVC)
RBAC / AD-Integration
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Yes (vCenter and ESXi hosts), enhanced SSO
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Yes
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Yes, on VIO.
Cross-Vendor Mgmt
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Limited (Free Add-On): Multi-Hypervisor Manager 1.1 ;
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: vCloud Automation Center)
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No, VERDE controls the whole stack.
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Not with the base Virtualization (PowerVM). Yes with the extension (PowerVC) virtualization management tool.
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Browser Based Mgmt
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Yes - Enhanced Web Client (with enhanced SSO and BDE)
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Yes
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Yes
Adv. Operation Management
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IMPROVE
vRealize Operations Edition Standard
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Yes
Yes
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Updates and Backup
Hypervisor Upgrades
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IMPROVE
Yes (Update Manager)
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No
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Yes
VM Patching
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IMPROVE
Limited (Update Manager)
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Yes
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Yes, but independent from the Virtualization products. SUMA, NIM,
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Live VM Snapshot
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Yes
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No
Possibility exists to backup an image online (mksysb for AIX), but independent from the virtualizaiton tools.The Shared Storage Pool feature of VIO also supports a snapshot feature.
Backup Integration API
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Yes (vStorage API Data Protection)
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N/A
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Yes. TSM,
Integrated Backup
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Yes (vSphere Data Protection) - Replication of backup data, granular backup and scheduling
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Yes
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No
Deployment
Automated Host Deployments
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No
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NEW
Yes
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Yes, with PowerVC, FSM, System Director
VM Templates
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NEW
Yes (Multi-­‐Site Content Library)
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NEW
Yes
Yes. Using NIM or PowerVM.
Tiered VM Templates
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NEW
Yes (vApp/OVF)
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No
Yes, using FSM or System Director
Host Profiles
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No
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NEW
Yes
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Yes
Storage Profiles
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Yes (Storage Policy-Based Management)
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No
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Other
Resource Pools
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Yes
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NEW
Yes
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Yes. Multiple Shared processor Pools
P2V
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Yes (VMware Converter)
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No
Not needed. Servers are Virtual. No physical servers since Power5.
Self Service Portal
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No
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No
yes, with additional Cloud tools.
Orchestration / Workflows
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IMPROVE
Yes (vCenter Orchestrator)
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Yes
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Yes, with additional Cloud tools.
Security
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IMPROVE
Free: ESXi Firewall, vShield Endpoint;
Advanced (with Vendor Add-On: NSX / vCloud Networking and Security)
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NEW
Yes
Yes, built-in powerVM, VIO and HMC. Possibility for additional Security features using PowerSC.
Systems Management
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SNMPv3 +CIM, esxcli, vMA
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Yes
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Yes, built-in, plus agents for additional management (Tvoli, BMC, CA, HP etc. agents for VIOs).
 
  • Network and Storage
Storage
Supported Storage
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DAS, NFS, FC, iSCSI, FCoE (HW&SW), vFRC, SDDC
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NEW
DAS, NAS, iSCSI, CFS
FC, SCSI, FCO, SAS, SATA, …?
SAN Multipath
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Yes (enhanced APD and PDL) PDL AutoRemove
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N/A
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Yes: MPIO, SDPCM, PowerPath, …
Shared File System
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Yes (VMFS v5)
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Yes
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Yes: NFS, GPFS, SSP
Boot From SAN
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Yes (FC, iSCSI, FCoE and SW FCoE - NEW)
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Yes
Hypervisor: Not Applicable
VIO: Yes: FC, NPIV, SCSI, vSCSI
Boot from USB
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Yes
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No
No
Virtual Disk Format
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vmdk, raw disk (RDM)
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KVM (QCOW2, GOW3)
Raw, vSCSI, file.
Max Disk Size
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62TB for vmdk, RDM and snapshots
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256GB per user and 256GB per VM
256 PetaBytes
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Thin Disk Provisioning
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Yes (incl. SE Sparse Disk)
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Yes
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Yes, with SSP on VIOs.
NPIV Support
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Yes (RDM only)
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N/A
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Yes
Linked Images
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No
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N/A
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No
SW Storage Replication
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Yes - vSphere Replication