HPE SimpliVity Review

Our RPO has gone from 8 hours to 3 hours and we can go back to 6 months of datasets.


What is most valuable?

Deduplication and backup and replication of Vm's.

How has it helped my organization?

Our RPO has gone from 8 hours to 3 hours and we can go back to 6 months of datasets.

What needs improvement?

Backup and replications automation.

For how long have I used the solution?

6 months.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No deployment issues.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No stability issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No scalability issues.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Very good.

Technical Support:

Very good.

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

Veeam and Dell Servers and Storage.

How was the initial setup?

Very straightforward but their engineers are needed to install in our VMware environment.

What about the implementation team?

Vendor and they were excellent.

What was our ROI?

2.5 years.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes. Dell, HP and EMC products. We also looked into Zerto and Recovery Point.

What other advice do I have?

Make sure that you size the memory and CPU's to handle your entire environment.


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

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