Nutanix Acropolis AOS Review

Simple to use and reduces management complexity

What is most valuable?

  • Simple to use
  • Ergonomic

How has it helped my organization?

We were able to remove the following equipment from  our infrastructure: 

  • EMC VNX5300
  • Cisco Switch FC
  • FalconStor
  • Cisco UCS Servers
  • A lot of cabling 

So in the end there is much less complexity to manage.

What needs improvement?

Snapshot Management needs improvement.

For how long have I used the solution?

Ten months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Very few, it has now been running for five to six months without any problems.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues.

How are customer service and technical support?

Excellent, thiis the best area. Very efficient.

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

SAN, EMC VNX5300, FalconStor, Switch Cisco FC and CISCO UCS Servers.

How was the initial setup?

Simple move, two to three days max.

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

Needs to be negotiated.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

HPE Simplivity.

What other advice do I have?

Using a hyperconverged system, network backbone, becomes more critical.

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