- Integrated data protection
- Inline deduplication
- Hybrid performance
One customer deployed the OmniCube for a test/dev environment for it's ease of use and performance. Developers can spin up new VM's with no capacity or IO impact, easily without learning a new storage platform. And as for performance, the customer had a VMAX for primary storage, the OmniCube offered similar performance for developers at a fraction of the cost.
The fact that it is compatible with vCenter (VMware) only; however, the company says Hyper-V and KVM are coming shortly.
I am not a user, as an integrator, I've worked in multiple environments with the OmniCube technology.
No, it was very simple.
No issues encountered.
100 VM limit per OmniCube (not sure if its the OmniCube or VMware related).
Customers have moved to SimpliVity for ease of use, consolidation of vendors, reducing cost, improving performance, improve data protection capabilities, and even managing storage at multiple sites.
Feedback has been that it is very simple since it is managed entirely through vCenter.
SimpliVity stays very involved with all installs at this point, minor involvement of vendors from an install perspective.
Varies based on use casesr... VDI, test/dev, production database and apps, etc.
Most comparable would be Nutanix, both solid solutions. Depending on use case, you could go back and forth with which one makes the most sense.
If it's a VDI usere case, how many endpoints on day one, what's your projected growth for the next 5yrs? If it's to replace primary SAN, what is your network today? You do need 10GbE networking.