Latest posts by Michael Pietroforte (see all)
- Result of the 4sysops 2016 topic poll - Tue, Apr 5 2016
- New free eBooks for SysAdmins and DevOps – VMware NSX, Windows 10, SQL Server 2016 - Mon, Mar 14 2016
- Introducing the 4sysops IT pro network - Tue, Mar 1 2016
P2V migration tools
- VMware P2V Assistant
- PlateSpin PowerConvert
- Leosteam P2V Direct 3.0
- EZP2V Plugin for PE Builder
- Portlock Storage Manager for VMware ESX Server (see this PDF for details)
P2V tips and migration stories
- Damian Murdoch
- Geert Baeke
- Marco Linz
- Mark Wilson (about Platespin PowerConvert)
- Ben (for Virtual PC, but also applicable for VMWare): part1, part2, part3, part4
P2V articles and reviews
- InfoWorld: PlateSpin, Leostream ease the move to virtual datacenters
- InfoWorld: Migrating Physical to Virtual Machines – Then and Now
- TECHWORLD: Migrating from physical to virtual’s getting easier
- Virtual Strategy Magazine: To P2V or Not to P2V
- InfoWorld: Is Symantec Getting into the P2V Business?
There is another document I want to mention for the Rockefellers among us. It is a 3-page article about P2V basics from Forrester Research, priced at US$349 only. It is so easy to make good money these days, isn’t it?
Update: Please read this post about VMware’s free P2V solution, VMware Converter 3.0.