VMware vSphere vs Parallels: What are the differences?
What is VMware vSphere? Free bare-metal hypervisor that virtualizes servers so you can consolidate your applications on less hardware. vSphere is the world’s leading server virtualization platform. Run fewer servers and reduce capital and operating costs using VMware vSphere to build a cloud computing infrastructure.
What is Parallels? Lets you run Windows applications like they were made for your Mac. It is an application and desktop virtualization software vendor that offers management and delivery platforms for Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows desktop deployments.
VMware vSphere and Parallels can be categorized as "Virtualization Platform" tools.
Some of the features offered by VMware vSphere are:
- Powerful Server Virtualization
- Network Services
- Efficient Storage
On the other hand, Parallels provides the following key features:
- Secure connection
- Universal file manager
- Connection to Mac or PC