Hitachi Unified Compute Platform CI Series vs. Vblock

As of May 2019, Hitachi Unified Compute Platform CI Series is ranked 17th in Converged Infrastructure vs Vblock which is ranked 2nd in Converged Infrastructure with 10 reviews. The top reviewer of Vblock writes "The VCE VBlocks came along and it was the best combination of an all-in-one virtual data center in a box with SAN, Network, and Compute that used VMware to drive the whole package". Hitachi Unified Compute Platform CI Series is most compared with . Vblock is most compared with VxRail, Nutanix and FlexPod.
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I think the pricing is on the higher end of the spectrum. There could be some adjustments that could be made there. Regarding licensing, watch compatibility with external products that you run on Vblock. It has got to be properly architected, otherwise, you will run into licensing issues.It is not cheap.Vblock appears from the first while to be very expensive. There are more items you cannot see in the BOQ: customer service, support, delivery short time, and highly experienced VCE engineers.I would not say the pricing is not good value. It is still on the expensive side, near the top-end of cost compared to what's available now. Also, the licensing has to be improved. There has to be a clear definition of the licensing from the initial set-up so the customer knows what they are paying for, without being hit later on with extra licensing. The licensing definitions should be clearer and, perhaps, have one set of licenses rather than multiple licenses.Related to tech support: I believe it is too expensive.Strive for a consolidated ELA.

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Overview

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform CI enables fast, easy deployment of converged infrastructure with flexibility, reliability and performance for your most demanding applications.

VCE Vblock Systems is an all-in-one virtualization platform that integrates the leading storage, network, and compute technologies from the likes of EMC, VMware and Cisco. VCE Vblock allows organizations to easily and securely deploy cloud computing and virtualization in their environments, supporting these multiple technologies and providing flexibility and agility for changing business needs.

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