Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series Competitors and Alternatives

The top Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series competitors are
  • Nutanix
  • VxRail
  • VMware vSAN
  • HPE SimpliVity
  • FlexPod
  • NetApp HCI
  • HPE Hyper Converged
  • Rubrik
Read reviews of Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series competitors and alternatives
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
reviewer543450
Real User
Head of IT at Law Firm
Nov 27 2017

What is most valuable?

Data replication, backup and recovery of VMs and disks. Data replication happens in the background once the policy is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We now have much lower RPOs, from hours to seconds. It is now much simpler for us to deploy additional workloads, since... more»

What needs improvement?

We definitely want to see more of the CLI commands come up to the GUI, and it is a legitimate question, if we are going... more»

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

All-in license, simple and fair.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

we did not have disaster recovery in place before.

What other advice do I have?

Focus on the right sizing for your application tier. The solution is very simple to administer.
Joseph Lepek
Real User
IT Manager at VelocityEHS
Oct 15 2018

What is most valuable?

The valuable features of vSAN are that * you can get it up and running quickly * you get redundancy built-in * it's pretty much the perfect solution for a cluster.

How has it helped my organization?

vSAN improved our organization by taking a whole bunch of servers that we had that were depreciated and letting us remove all of those workloads and put them on one, centralized... more»

What needs improvement?

The product can be improved in a couple of ways. One of those would be that they have a lot of hidden features, that are through the CLI, that would be great to have in the GUI, or... more»

What other advice do I have?

If I had a colleague in the field, what I would tell him is that vSAN is great. I would do four nodes instead of three. Make sure that you're safe. Four or five will get you right... more»
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FlexPod
Bdm690c
Reseller
Bdm at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Oct 31 2017

What is most valuable?

* The simplicity * It's really scalable * The integration with Cisco and NetApp is perfect

How has it helped my organization?

Since the customer had Cisco, he was really into Cisco, all the gear was Cisco, the network, the security, etc. It was easier to show UCS and Nexus and then to attach a NetApp... more»

What needs improvement?

I know about NetApp, not Cisco. So I don't know what's going on in the next release. But for NetApp, I expect with 9.3 coming out, a lot of features, more improvement of the data... more»

What other advice do I have?

When we are positioning against a cheaper solution it's really difficult to sell NetApp to our small customers, so it's really difficult to position. The customer has to see a lot... more»

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