Top 3 Citrix XenServer alternatives

Last updated: August 28, 2014
Citrix XenServer
Citrix XenServer is an industry and value leading open-source virtualization platform for managing cloud, server and desktop virtual infrastructures. Organizations of any size can download XenServer for free to virtualize demanding workloads and automate management processes – increasing IT flexibility and agility and lowering costs.
The best Citrix XenServer alternatives:


VMware vSphere


Build your own cloud infrastructure in your datacenter and remote sites on VMware vSphere the world’s leading server virtualization platform. Virtualize your x86 server resources and aggregate them into logical pools for allocation of multiple workloads. Get network services optimized for the virtual environment, along with simplified administration and management. Reduce the complexity of back-end storage systems and enable the most efficient storage utilization in cloud infrastructures.

Microsoft Hyper-V


Microsoft Hyper-V provides enterprise-class virtualization for your datacenter and hybrid cloud. Bolster IT efficiency and flexibility with the faster application deployment and maintenance that Microsoft virtualization solutions deliver. Reduce costs by consolidating more workloads on fewer servers and increase agility using the same virtualization platform on-premises and in the cloud.

Citrix XenDesktop


With XenDesktop, IT can mobilize the business, while reducing costs by centralizing control and security. Incorporating the full power of XenApp, XenDesktop can deliver full desktops or just apps to any device.