HPE Nimble Storage Review

Can manage storage requirements and can be rapidly deployed

What is our primary use case?

We currently work with banks and insurance companies, who are our primary customers with regard to HPE Nimble Storage.

How has it helped my organization?

Our clients have been very happy with this solution and like the fact that it is very easy to install. They have also had no problems with migration.

What is most valuable?

The fact that you can manage the requirements is one the most valuable features of HPE Nimble Storage. The other is the rapid deployment time.

Our customers are also happy that they can easily manage the requirements from the very beginning.

What needs improvement?

I think the scalability of HPE Nimble Storage could be improved.

In Venezuela, we have to purchase the solution for two years and cannot obtain a secondary storage platform. So from my perspective, the scalability is not as easy as that of 3PAR StoreServ or HPE Primera.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used this solution for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Our clients have not reported any issues, so I think that HPE Nimble Storage is very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability of this solution is not great in comparison to that of 3PAR StoreServ or HPE Primera.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Most of our clients used 3PAR StoreServ and HPE Primera.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is very easy.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I think HPE Nimble Storage is less expensive than Primera and is the best solution for Venezuela. 

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Our clients evaluated other options such as 3PAR StoreServ, HPE Primera, Pure Storage, and Dell EMC.

What other advice do I have?

On a scale from one to ten, I would rate HPE Nimble Storage at nine. It is less expensive than some of the other options and is very easy to install.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

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