Compare CTERA Edge X Series vs. Pivot3

CTERA Edge X Series is ranked 30th in Hyper-Converged (HCI) while Pivot3 which is ranked 13th in Hyper-Converged (HCI) with 1 review. CTERA Edge X Series is rated 0, while Pivot3 is rated 0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pivot3 writes "One feature we found useful was the product's complete ability to integrate with vCenter". CTERA Edge X Series is most compared with , whereas Pivot3 is most compared with Nutanix, VMware vSAN and HPE SimpliVity.
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It's much more expensive than rack servers. It was an issue, but when you compare it to the number of people who were administrative assistants before, it's on the positive ROI side. It's much cheaper.We currently have a perpetual license, which is kind of unlimited, so we don't have the normal licensing cost, yet.Our licensing costs are large, but it is combined between all of the Cisco products that we have.One of the challenges we have with HyperFlex is that they have a subscription fee for the operating system that runs on it, and if I remember correctly, it costs approximately $15,000 USD per month.It is relatively expensive, but it can easily return value by freeing up other resources.It's roughly $30,000 per Hyperflex license, so that would be about $60,000 a year.Our licensing is Hybrid. We have all of our applications for billing and outage management through this.They are not the cheapest on the market. But there's an old saying I like to quote: "If you know that you are getting what you pay for, it's fine if it's expensive."

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Overview

The Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform is a purpose-built, high-performance, scale-out file system with a wide array of enterprise-class data management services. The data platform’s innovations redefine distributed storage technology, giving you complete hyper-convergence with enterprise storage features:

  • Enterprise-class data management
  • Continuous data optimization
  • Securely encrypted storage
  • Dynamic data placement
  • Clusterwide parallel data distribution
  • Linear and incremental scaling
  • API-based data platform architecture
  • A simplified approach

CTERA Networks, based in Israel and New York, NY, is a privately held company founded in 2008 and backed by Benchmark Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Venrock and Cisco. CTERA provides cloud storage solutions that enable service providers and enterprises to launch managed storage, backup, file sharing and mobile collaboration services using a single platform and based on the the cloud storage infrastructure of their choice.

Pivot3 improves the simplicity and economics of the enterprise data-center with industry-leading hyper-converged infrastructure technology. By combining storage, compute, networking and virtualization on commodity hardware, Pivot3 provides software-defined platforms that let IT run multiple, mixed application workloads on a single infrastructure while guaranteeing performance to the applications that matter most. Pivot3’s agile infrastructure solutions extend performance, scale and efficiency across more of the data-center so customers can keep pace with the demands of modern business.

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Manufacturing Company19%
Comms Service Provider13%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Healthcare Company9%
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Financial Services Firm32%
Manufacturing Company13%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government6%
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Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise75%
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Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise74%
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