we are planning to go for vmware essentials for our virtualisation. we need to know the following:
1) whether vmware is the ideal choice for microsoft windows servers
2) best reccomended steps for DC (windows 2012 R2) for 200 users including hardware sizing
3) best reccomended steps for exchange 2013 (200 users) including hardware sizing.
4) we have citrix PS 4.5 currently, can we have vmware solution for citrix server also
5) additionally we have sql servers with a customised application , can we opt vmware for this
currently all our windows servers are 2003 and exchange 2003 standard edition and planning to replace with them latest versions. hence thought of vmware for virtualisaion.