Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series competitors and alternatives
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
IT Supervisor with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 18 2017

What is most valuable?

Valuable features include ease-of-use and being all-in-one-box. That is what I needed at the time. I wanted storage compute, speed, and performance.

What needs improvement?

The only problem I had was that when we initially purchased SimpliVity, I didn't know that the OmniCube took up 60 GB of RAM. I ordered a server with 260 GB of RAM, thinking I would have 260 GB of RAM. The OmniCube then stole 60 GB. That's the only problem I had. Now that I know that going forward, I just know I need to over provision the box when I buy it.
Real User
Enterprise Systems & IT Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 29 2017

What do you think of Nutanix?

Improvements to My Organization There was a 30% reduction in CAPEX spending when we moved towards the Nutanix platform and we had a high ROI. • Valuable Features Management is simple There is easy configuration The solution is scalable The product has a compact size that greatly reduces the HW/Datacenter footprint. • Room for Improvement The product needs improvement in the areas of SAN attachment for high capacity and high I/O profile workloads. • Stability Issues I have not yet encountered any issues with stability. • Scalability Issues I did not encounter any issues with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support The technical team was instrumental in resolving issues to our satisfaction. • Previous Solutions We did not previously use a...
Real User
Senior systems engineer at Redondo beach
Jul 10 2017

What is most valuable?

Ease of use is a valuable feature. In our case, we had multi-versions of FlexPod. We connected an additional storage app. Connecting to any type of storage would have been pretty challenging with another type of system. However, with this... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It benefits the organization in that we had no downtime. In almost five years of operation, we have never had a single hour of downtime that was directly related to a storage problem. There weren't things like hard drive failures. In any... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see, perhaps, an interface that's a little more intuitive than the existing one. I think that goes to being more familiarity with other systems. I came from an ICE environment, and it sets you in your ways mentality. When it... more»

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