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Pros
"The most valuable features are resiliency and data protection.""If you were comparing this solution to VMware, it has more features, and it's very fast on the recovery.""I've found the data protection features the most valuable.""The HPE Hyper Converged solution is used in a hybrid cloud configuration. We assess the disk space and partition additional capacity.""What I really like about this program, is that it needs little space and it works really fast, so it saves us time.""The most valuable feature is the in-built backup system. The backup speed is also excellent.""Hyper-convergence is the most valuable aspect of the solution. We can avoid downtime when there's maintenance or updates needed. Also, we have homogenous hardware, so we have a lot of trust in the solution's reliability.""The most valuable features of this solution are fast deployment, security, and it is easy to upgrade."

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"We find the setup quite straightforward and very easy."

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Cons
"A software-only version of the solution, without the hardware, would be nice.""One problem I've had is that I was trying to do a move and it was not working. I was given an error and a message asking me to shut down the machine first and then move it to another host.""The price can be improved. We would like to see support for some open source virtualization technology like for example KVM.""Some improvement is required in the availability of the data and performance. The solution is too expensive for our customers. The pricing should be lower.""The solution is not very stable.""The solution can be improved on the management side. More management features should be added to future releases.""The solution would be better served if it integrated with other solutions better.""Providing local technical support and improving the price are areas this service needs to consider improving."

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"The user management could be a bit better. It's something they could improve upon in future releases."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"It is an expensive solution, however. If they could adjust the pricing, that would be helpful.""The solution is too expensive for our customers. The pricing should be lower.""The solution is expensive - not only the hardware costs but server costs too. And the more you scale, the more expensive it gets.""There are costs in addition to the standard licensing fees."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Reasonably priced and easy to manage for small to medium size companies that don't have an IT department.
Top Answer: The downside of the solution is the scalability because they grow using nodes, but it's not desegregate. If you want to add more computers or more space, you need to add another node. It's the only… more »
Top Answer: We find the setup quite straightforward and very easy.
Top Answer: Customers really like the pricing as it's quite affordable for them.
Top Answer: The user management could be a bit better. It's something they could improve upon in future releases.
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Also Known As
HPE Hyper Converged 380, HPE Hyper Converged 250, HPE Hyper Converged 250 for Microsoft CPS
Lenovo VX Series, ThinkAgile VX Series
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Overview

HPE Hyper Converged solutions combine intuitive software with the reliability of a world class platform to deliver cloud-like simplicity to your business.

Now, IT can become an internal service provider to end-users by quickly delivering the resources they need for application development and consumption. With HPE Hyper Converged systems companies can operate with cloud efficiency to simplify IT operations with one comprehensive control panel to deploy, monitor, analyze and update – with a single generalist; consume with cloud flexibility to deliver a cloud-like experience, with multi-tenant workspaces that eliminate stranded resources and flexes on demand; and deploy at cloud speed to empower developers and lines-of-business with a self-service portal that can instantly compose and recompose VMs in minutes. Built-in enterprise grade features, such as performance and resiliency enable HPE Hyper Converged systems to easily handle a wide variety of virtualized workloads, including general purpose virtualization, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and cloud.

Differentiating yourself from the competition is vital in today’s fast-moving business environment. To support your business, IT systems must be simple, agile, and cost-effective so you can meet your customers’ requirements to be ever online. Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series enables you to meet these requirements by focusing on the business outcome you require, rather than on building your infrastructure.

ThinkAgile VX Series, powered by VMware vSAN, is available in several models. Each is preconfigured, pretested, and optimized to provide the simplest way to bring a new VMware hyperconverged environment online. If you have an existing VMware environment, the VX Series can integrate into it easily.

Designed for any size business from SMBs through large enterprises, VX Series can be used as infrastructure for remote office/branch office (ROBO) and retail stores as well as virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and enterprise applications.

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Sample Customers
North Lindsey College, FireWhat?, HudsonAlpha
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Top Industries
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Wholesaler/Distributor36%
Manufacturing Company18%
Marketing Services Firm9%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider24%
Government6%
Manufacturing Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider38%
Computer Software Company16%
Media Company7%
Wholesaler/Distributor6%
Company Size
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise55%
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HPE Hyper Converged is ranked 11th in Hyper-Converged (HCI) with 10 reviews while Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series is ranked 18th in Hyper-Converged (HCI) with 1 review. HPE Hyper Converged is rated 8.0, while Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of HPE Hyper Converged writes "High quality solution for hybrid cloud orchestration with quick and easy hardware scalability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series writes "Stable with good pricing and pretty good technical support". HPE Hyper Converged is most compared with VxRail, Nutanix Acropolis AOS, VMware vSAN, Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series and NetApp HCI, whereas Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series is most compared with VxRail, Lenovo ThinkAgile HX Series, Dell EMC vSAN Ready Nodes and HPE SimpliVity.

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