vSphere Review
​Exponentially easier to manage servers, but plan for more storage than you think.


Valuable Features

Robust, functional, reliable, ease of use, good value.

Improvements to My Organization

Exponentially easier to manage servers.

Use of Solution

Since 2009.

Deployment Issues

None

Stability Issues

None

Scalability Issues

None

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

Excellent.

Technical Support:

Excellent.

Previous Solutions

No - prior was physical one up servers.

Initial Setup

Straightforward.

Implementation Team

In-house plus one consultant.

Other Solutions Considered

Considered Hyper V.

Other Advice

Plan for more storage than you think, use flash, use 10gbE SFP+ to SANs - well worth it.

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

Abdul Latheef MReal UserTOP 20

I do agree, you need minimum of 25 to 30 % extra storage.

19 August 15
Chris ChilderhoseReal UserTOP REVIEWERELITE SQUAD

Also depending on protocol you will use can determine storage requirements also - like FC, iSCSI, FCoE, etc. Also using 10GB helps tremendously which we have in our environment for iSCSI and VMs.

08 July 16
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