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Jefe de Servicio de Ciberseguridad at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 20
Open-source, feature-rich, stable, and easy to install
Pros and Cons
  • "There are many features included with Proxmox."
  • "The facility of deployment is an area that needs to improve."

What is our primary use case?

We are implementers and we implement solutions for our customers.

We tested Proxmox VE as a solution to build our applications

What is most valuable?

There are many features included with Proxmox.

What needs improvement?

The facility of deployment is an area that needs to improve.

The support is an area in need of improvement.

I would like to see support for other container technologies such as Kubernetes, as well as other platforms.

If they had local container support, it would be very good for Proxmox.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have 10 people in our organization who are using this solution.

We have plans to increase our usage.

How are customer service and technical support?

They provide medium level support. Support needs improvement.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Previously, we were using VMware vSphere. We went with Proxmox because of the price and the features.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward. It was very simple.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It's an open-source solution that can be used free of cost.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Sub-director with 51-200 employees
Real User
A complete and stable solution with good tools for managing the servers
Pros and Cons
  • "The whole solution is good. It has good tools that help me in managing the servers. It is also stable."
  • "It is a good solution, but it is very complicated in some ways. It is not easy. You must have experience in the console mode to do some configurations. A lot of documentation and YouTube videos are available that you can use to learn about it."

What is our primary use case?

I am using this solution for the virtualization of many servers. I have its latest version.

What is most valuable?

The whole solution is good. It has good tools that help me in managing the servers. It is also stable.

What needs improvement?

It is a good solution, but it is very complicated in some ways. It is not easy. You must have experience in the console mode to do some configurations. A lot of documentation and YouTube videos are available that you can use to learn about it.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have not scaled it. What I have covers all my needs. In two or three years, I will see if I need to scale it.

How are customer service and technical support?

I have local technical support, and it is excellent.

How was the initial setup?

It is complicated to set up. It took us one week.

What other advice do I have?

For implementing this solution, you must have technical support. 

I would rate Proxmox VE a 10 out of 10. It is an excellent and complete solution. I really like it.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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Daniel Martins
Infrastructure Manager at a government with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 20
Very good user interface and price
Pros and Cons
  • "We are happy with Proxmox VE. We use it as part of a cluster."
  • "The only disadvantage of Proxmox VE is that it is a young solution so it does have some bugs."

What is our primary use case?

We have many use cases for this solution, including electric services. 

What is most valuable?

We are happy with Proxmox VE. We use it as part of a cluster. The solution has a very good user interface and price. 

What needs improvement?

I had a few problems regarding instability.

One additional feature that could be beneficial is application storage. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for two years. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

When it comes to scalability, I am satisfied with Proxmox. I got everything that I needed with Proxmox. Currently, my team consists of 15 people but we have 1,000 clients.

We migrated our old servers with Proxmox VE. 

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was simple. Deployment took us several weeks. 

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We do not have any licensing costs. 

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not evaluate other options. We tried out Proxmox VE two years ago and have been using it since. 

What other advice do I have?

I recommend the main features of this solution considering its price. The only disadvantage of Proxmox VE is that it is a young solution so it does have some bugs.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner