Leveraging Technimove’s Expertise for Virtual Migrations in the VMWare/Broadcom Aftermath

The recent acquisition of VMware by Broadcom has sent ripples of uncertainty through the virtualisation landscape, leaving many customers questioning the future of their virtualisation platforms.

In these times of change, organisations are seeking clarity and actionable solutions to navigate this transition period effectively. Technimove stands as a pillar of stability and expertise, offering a comprehensive suite of migration services tailored to address the specific challenges posed by the VMware acquisition.


The Technimove Approach

As a leader in Professional Services, Technimove specialises in executing a variety of migrations across a range of scenarios, including on-prem to cloud, cloud to cloud, and cloud to on-prem repatriation.

Amidst concerns about the long-term viability of VMware as a platform, Technimove’s services provide customers with the flexibility and reassurance they need to explore alternative solutions.

With regards to hypervisor migration, whether it’s transitioning from VMware to Nutanix, Hyper-V, or other virtualisation platforms, Technimove’s highly skilled team ensures a structured and considerate approach that minimises downtime and disruption.

Beyond VMware-specific migrations, Technimove’s expertise extends to a diverse array of scenarios:

  • Azure and Office 365 tenancy migrations
  • On-prem to cloud migrations
  • Hybrid adoption strategies


By leveraging Technimove’s holistic approach, organisations can seamlessly integrate disparate platforms and technologies, ensuring business continuity and resilience in the face of change.

Central to Technimove’s ethos is a commitment to:

  • Understanding each client’s unique requirements and tailoring solutions accordingly
  • A vendor-agnostic approach
  • Ensuring that clients receive bespoke migration strategies aligned with specific goals and objectives


Amidst the uncertainties sparked by VMware’s acquisition, Technimove stands ready to empower organisations with the expertise and support needed to navigate this transitional period with confidence.

By providing seamless migrations, comprehensive solutions, and support, Technimove enables organisations to embrace change and seize new opportunities so they can grow and thrive.

Credible Alternatives to VMware

With Broadcom’s extensive VMware licensing increase, many small, medium, and large companies are looking for alternatives for their infrastructure. Cloud services such as Azure, AWS, VMware Cloud on AWS, and/or IaaS remain on the roadmap for many companies. However, with the high cost of cloud services, hybrid solutions are back on the table for many.

Hybrid solutions bring complexity in management, security, support, backup, and disaster recovery. Noteworthy hypervisors, considering the Gartner Magic Quadrant on hypervisors, include:

  • Microsoft Hyper-V (Failover Cluster & Azure Stack HCI)
  • Nutanix AHV (Acropolis Hypervisor)
  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV)
  • Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)
  • Proxmox Virtual Environment (Proxmox VE)


Microsoft Hyper-V

Microsoft offers two compelling options:


Hyper-V Failover Cluster

Traditional Microsoft Cluster with key features including:

  • High Availability
  • Live Migration
  • Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) for shared storage for VMs
  • Fault Tolerance
  • Scalability


Azure Stack HCI (Hyper-Converged Infrastructure)

Excellent integration with Azure, offering key features such as:

  • Software-Defined Storage (S2D)
  • Azure Integration
  • Centralized Management


Nutanix AHV (Acropolis Hypervisor)

Nutanix AHV is a built-in hypervisor provided by Nutanix as part of their hyper-converged infrastructure solutions. Key features include:

  • Simplified management
  • High performance
  • Built-in disaster recovery
  • Strong integration with Nutanix’s software stack


Red Hat Virtualisation (RHV)

RHV is an enterprise virtualization platform by Red Hat, featuring:

  • Comprehensive management tools
  • High availability
  • Live migration
  • Integration with Red Hat’s ecosystem


Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer)

Citrix’s commercial-grade hypervisor built on the open-source Xen Project hypervisor, with features including:

  • Advanced VM management
  • Live migration
  • GPU virtualisation
  • Integration with Citrix Cloud and Citrix Workspace


Proxmox Virtual Environment (Proxmox VE)

An open-source platform offering KVM for full virtualisation and LXC for container-based virtualisation integration. Key features include:

  • KVM and LXC Integration
  • Web-Based Management
  • Cluster Management
  • Backup Solutions
  • Storage Flexibility


As the virtualisation landscape shifts, Technimove’s expertise and comprehensive service offerings provide the necessary support and guidance to navigate the evolving environment, ensuring organisations can transition smoothly and maintain operational resilience.

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