VMware vSphere Review

The consolidation of hardware is good, however, VSAN needs to be improved.

What is most valuable?

It's allowed us to consolidate our hardware.

How has it helped my organization?

  • We spend less money on hardware.
  • We're able to get better use of data center space because our hardware is consolidated into a smaller footprint.

What needs improvement?

The VSAN storage could be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for over 10 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

There are only slight issues.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

It's very good.

Technical Support:

It's very good.

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

No previous solution was used.

How was the initial setup?

It was a straightforward initial setup.

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

Know what your needs are and then license accordingly.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No other options were evaluated.

What other advice do I have?

It's important that you understand the technology before using it.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

4.x,5.x, & 6.x
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