HPE Nimble Storage Review

The valuable features include encryption of data, hybrid performance, and firmware updates


How has it helped my organization?

Our storage solutions are stable and scalable.

What is most valuable?

The valuable features include encryption of data, hybrid performance, firmware updates, and overall simplicity.

What needs improvement?

The amount of firmware updates released seem excessive.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

There were no issues with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

There were no issues with scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

The level of technical support is excellent. We are always able to speak to an intelligent engineer 24/7/365.

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

We used EMC Celerra. We switched due to the complexity of volume management and performance.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward once the decision of connectivity is made.

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

It is expensive, but it is worth the “uptime”.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated other NetApp, EMC, and DELL EQL

What other advice do I have?

Prepare your network properly if using the iSCSI protocol.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarChris Childerhose
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Nice review. Although they release software frequently they do so to fix bugs typically. Upgrading is a breeze through.