"The GUI interface makes the management of KVM easier than ever before."
"If you prefer command-line, there are all kinds of command-line options."
"I like that it's easy to manage. It's also more powerful when it comes to security than others. That point of view is the one consideration. The other consideration is that it's cost-effective."
"Good screen and keyboard sharing feature."
"It is easy to use, stable, and flexible. It is a pretty mature product, and it is faster than VirtualBox."
"This solution is open source and easy to configure."
"KVM is stable."
"Ease of use, HA, internal 100gbps Virtio network, built-in backup (don't pay $1200 Veeam licence), support for multi-monitors on multiple VMs in KVM, no need to RDP in the VMs to do your stuff (Win, Linux and Mac with SPICE and using 6 screens here (11520*2160)."
"The setup is very easy."
"The most valuable feature is the ease of deployment."
"The initial setup is straightforward."
"The solution is open source and free to use."
"It fits in well with our organization. It works and does what it says it does."
"There are many features included with Proxmox."
"Proxmox VE is simple to use and it is feature rich. The fact is that it performs,"
"One thing that maybe could be improved is making it easier to scale. It needs to be more clear on how to scale the storage space for virtual machines."
"Lacks high availability across clusters as well as support for Apache CloudStack."
"Technical support could be better. In the next release, I would like to see an improved user interface and dashboard. This type of improvement will make it easy or help our engineers understand the solution from a requirement point of view."
"Its resource usage can be improved."
"There are some issues with the graphics and some software that is very complex."
"Business continuity features need to be added."
"Monitoring and resolution could be improved."
"In our setup, we do not have any dashboards or orchestration, and it is hard to manage. We have 25 gig network cards, but the software driver we have only supported 10 gigs."
"It could have more security updates such as when a new threat is coming into market."
"It's one of those things for me to move things on to the cloud. It's not so easy. I am always on the laptop and have to monitor that because if you want to make strides; you need to stay online."
"The only disadvantage of Proxmox VE is that it is a young solution so it does have some bugs."
"The only issue I have with Proxmox VE is updating it. You have to manually update it or you have to have a way to update it automatically."
"The product is still a little young so it is maturing, but new features are coming out all the time."
"There are some things that need to be done using the command-line interface, and these should be moved into the web-based interface."
"One issue with Proxmox is that some processes are not automatic. For some processes, you have to do it manually by command line."
"The availability of the solution could be a bit better."
Proxmox VE is a complete virtualization management solution for servers.
KVM is ranked 3rd in Server Virtualization Software with 8 reviews while Proxmox VE is ranked 2nd in Server Virtualization Software with 19 reviews. KVM is rated 7.4, while Proxmox VE is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of KVM writes "Stable, easy to set up, and very easy to use". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Proxmox VE writes "Rivaling the stiffest and competition in its category this solution suffers only from being young". KVM is most compared with Oracle VM VirtualBox, Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, Oracle VM and RHEV, whereas Proxmox VE is most compared with Hyper-V, Oracle VM VirtualBox, VMware vSphere, Citrix Hypervisor and Nutanix AHV. See our KVM vs. Proxmox VE report.
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