Blog / VMwareExit

Stay in the know with insights from industry experts.

All VMwareExit Posts

A Simpler VMware Alternative

Delve into the complexities surrounding VMware and its open-source alternatives. Discover how VergeOS revolutionizes this space with its unified codebase, intuitive GUI, flexible hardware requirements, and simplified licensing.

The True Cost of VMware Essentials

Despite its attractive price point, the true cost of VMware Essentials is a significant issue for IT professionals managing small to mid-sized data centers. It’s critical that IT professionals understand the cost of overcoming the restrictions that VMware places on the product. These limitations may…

Developing a VMware Exit Plan

The recent acquisition of VMware by Broadcom and the cold reality of this week’s layoffs make developing a VMware exit plan the new top priority for IT professionals. However, transitioning to a new virtualization platform can be a daunting task. With careful planning and execution…

VMware Alternative Cost-Benefit Analysis

One of the more critical steps when exiting VMware is performing a VMware alternative cost-benefit analysis. Every VMware alternative should have a lower license cost, but they should also have additional benefits that lower the total cost of ownership upfront and in the future. You…

A Step-by-Step VMware Exit

Once IT professionals identify a VMware alternative, the next phase is to develop a step-by-step VMware exit strategy. We talk with VMware customers multiple times a day, and they want to take advantage of VergeOS’ performance, ransomware resiliency, and, of course, 70%+ cost savings, but…

The Impact of VMware’s Inefficiency

As IT professionals delve deeper into VMware’s intricacies, they realize the impact of VMware’s inefficiency that increases costs beyond just licensing. This blog explores the layers of data center infrastructure, hyperconverged inefficiencies, networking challenges, and storage woes that VMware users often face. Discover how VergeOS, an ultraconverged infrastructure solution, eliminates these hurdles, providing a more efficient, cost-effective alternative that simplifies operations and unleashes the true potential of your data center.

Exit VMware Without a Server Refresh

According to our recent survey, one of the requirements of any VMware alternative is to exit VMware without a server refresh. IT leaders are driving this requirement for three primary reasons: Why, then, does VMware require customers to upgrade to go through a server refresh…

Mitigating VMware Migration Risks

Many VMware customers are concerned about ever-increasing licensing costs, and are actively considering VMware alternatives. However, mitigating VMware migration risks is an even more significant concern. There are four steps that IT planners can take to ensure a seamless and risk-free migration to a new…

The Cost of the VMware Tax

Explore the financial and operational impacts of the VMware Tax on IT infrastructure. Understand the challenges it poses to VM density, bare-metal workloads, and the need for more powerful servers. Discover how VergeOS offers an efficient alternative with high VM density, flexible scaling, and near bare-metal performance, streamlining the future of data center operations.”

VMware Snapshots Have a High Cost

Learn about the costly impact of VMware snapshots on storage and backup infrastructure. Explore VergeIO’s efficient alternative, IOclone, for superior data protection and resilience without the drawbacks of traditional snapshots.