Infrastructure Management

TCO and management cost comparison: VMware vSphere vs. Microsoft Hyper-V

Provided by VMware

Category Infrastructure Management

Type White Paper

Length 37

Publish Date April 25 2012

Date posted February 04 2013


When choosing a virtualization platform, considering all costs- both acquisition-related and operational- is essential. Organizations must account for not only the cost of acquiring licenses and software, but also the costs associated with the time a system administrator will devote to maintenance and management. This white paper from VMWare provides a Total Cost of Ownership and management cost comparison for VMware's vSphere and Microsoft's Hyper-V.

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