HPE Nimble Storage Review

There were some problems with deployment, but the ability to scale up and scale out is valuable.

What is most valuable?

  • Scale up
  • Scale out
  • Compression
  • Analytics

How has it helped my organization?

  • Oracle DB
  • ETL
  • DWH
  • indexing

What needs improvement?

I have a long list that I have shared with Nimble development team and am working with them on this.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using it for four months.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

There were some problems.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

They're great. Just amazing.

Technical Support:

It depends, but we have a personal route to the right personnel.

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

We did, and we switched due to the latency, technology, and cost.

How was the initial setup?

It's very simple but requires you to be accurate, but this is how it is for any product..

What about the implementation team?

We did it in-house.

What was our ROI?

It's huge.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

This was large POC track and the others were -

  • Cisco Imperva
  • Kaminario
  • NetApp EF
  • Pure Storage
  • EMC XtremIO

What other advice do I have?

Plan, plan, plan, plan and plan again.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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