FlexPod Review

The efficiency in thin provisioning and deduplication has suited many of our applications, although the user base is small and more blogs and discussions are needed.

Valuable Features

It’s basically very scalable and reliable. Also, the total cost of ownership is low. It’s an effective solution for any company, and it fits for our needs.

Improvements to My Organization

It's easy to deploy, and efficient. The efficiency in thin provisioning and deduplication has suited all sorts of applications in our business.

Room for Improvement

Awareness amongst the customers could be better. Also, the customer base, enhanced blogs and discussions are needed, as there's a small user base right now.

Stability Issues

Stability is 100% or 99.99999%, 24/7/365.

Scalability Issues

It's very scalable, and its horizontal scalability is great.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Excellent whenever you call you can speak to either NetApp, Cisco or VMware and they are all great.

Initial Setup

Straightforward, very systematic and streamlined. A lot of centralized virtual desktops.

Other Solutions Considered

We looked at a lot of vendors, but we selected this because it seems to be a strong business going forward.

**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partners
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