Compare HPE Nimble Storage dHCI vs. HPE SimpliVity

Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Most Helpful Review
Find out what your peers are saying about HPE Nimble Storage dHCI vs. HPE SimpliVity and other solutions. Updated: July 2021.
521,690 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quotes From Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:

Pros
"Nimble DHCI is really user friendly and not complex""Very good in-line compression.""The nice thing about it is that it truly integrates with the cloud, so I can move my volumes bi-directionally in and out of the cloud."

More HPE Nimble Storage dHCI Pros »

"Among the valuable features are that it's a complete solution, it's easy to use, and there is not a lot of management time involved in operating the solution.""It is easy to set up.""The interface is very good and is very easy to navigate. You can find everything you need from one central place.""The access, high availability, and interface are the most valuable and important for us. There is one interface for the whole product, which is very important because you have a single pane to view all the infrastructure of a customer. You can improve your data recovery plan or DRP, or you can make a special emergency plan if a disk has any problem.""The whole backup capability, where we are able to create backups and restore backups in typically 40 to 50 seconds, has been great.""It's a very nice solution. It's a complete solution that we are looking for because we don't have personnel with expertise.""The technical support is exceptionally good.""The most valuable features are replication and backup."

More HPE SimpliVity Pros »

Cons
"Sometimes the technical support would get back to us in two hours, but other times it would take them two or even three days to respond.""Lacking integration to the cloud.""Their documentation needs to be simpler to read yet more detailed so it's easy to compare models and easier for clients to pick."

More HPE Nimble Storage dHCI Cons »

"I would like to see it be a truly hybrid-cloud solution where I could take my on-prem SimpliVity environment and have replication to a cloud install.""Its performance can be faster.""To install or to update it is more complicated than other solutions.""It is not so cheap, and this is the most common complaint that my customers have. It is a very good product, but the price is an issue in Latin America. VMware is a de facto tool. It would be useful for customers if HP can also use Red Hat or any other open-source virtualization product. Currently, you can only use VMware to manage the machines inside SimpliVity.""Scalability is something that needs to be improved because if you need more storage then you have to add more nodes.""There is room for improvement in the operations area because the support for that server space is minimal.""There needs to be a simple process for migrating one SimpliVity cluster to a new SimpliVity cluster.""When it comes to performing backups, the dashboard is not intuitive and not user-friendly."

More HPE SimpliVity Cons »

Pricing and Cost Advice
"I think it's priced right and it's extremely intelligent."

More HPE Nimble Storage dHCI Pricing and Cost Advice »

"We're paying $3,000-$4,000 a month.""It is not too expensive, but it is quite expensive for me.""It is expensive for this market. Everyone says that it is a very good product, but the only complaint is about the price.""We bought this solution as a package that included all of the hardware and all of the software.""The price is one of the biggest problems our customers have.""The licensing is on a yearly basis. The licensing cost also includes vCenter at a cost in the cloud solution.""The hardware is expensive. For the same price, Cisco can provide more hardware specifications for us.""The solution can be expensive if you are using a lot of nodes."

More HPE SimpliVity Pricing and Cost Advice »

report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Hyper-Converged (HCI) solutions are best for your needs.
521,690 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The nice thing about it is that it truly integrates with the cloud, so I can move my volumes bi-directionally in and out of the cloud.
Top Answer: Nimble It's only available using iSCSI — Nimble can run iSCSI or Fiber Channel. Although iSCSI is cheaper, from a performance perspective, if you've got a really high-performance need, then you need… more »
Top Answer: We really enjoy the virtualization that the solution offers.
Top Answer: The pricing is expensive, and even more so due to the fact that we have an unfavorable exchange rate between the Turkish Lira and the American dollar. I have not seen any other costs over and above… more »
Top Answer: The product is expensive. We are in Turkey and the Turkish Lira currency is higher than in other countries. $1 is about 9 Turkish Lira now. If you buy something in US dollars, and if you calculate it… more »
Ranking
12th
Views
4,239
Comparisons
3,214
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
1,234
Rating
9.0
5th
Views
35,139
Comparisons
24,050
Reviews
38
Average Words per Review
443
Rating
8.4
Popular Comparisons
Also Known As
Nimble Storage dHCI
SimpliVity, HPE HCI
Learn More
Overview

HPE Nimble Storage dHCI an intelligent platform with the flexibility of converged and the simplicity of HCI. It disaggregates compute and storage and integrates hyperconverged control to give enterprises simple infrastructure management on a flexible architecture.

HPE SimpliVity provides the most complete hyperconverged solution, powering the world’s most efficient and resilient data centers and delivering up to 49% cost savings verses public cloud alternatives. A market and customer satisfaction leader, HPE SimpliVity dramatically simplifies IT by combining all infrastructure and advanced data services—including guaranteed data efficiency, built-in data protection, and VM-centric mobility—onto the customer’s choice of server. With HPE SimpliVity, expand your possibilities, not your data center.

Offer
Learn more about HPE Nimble Storage dHCI
Learn more about HPE SimpliVity
Sample Customers
Information Not Available
Red Bull Racing, Mandarin Oriental, Brigham Young University, UCLA, Merlin Entertainments, Sasa Cosmetics, Travelport, St. John’s Riverside Hospital, Princess House
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government5%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm15%
Manufacturing Company9%
University8%
Healthcare Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider26%
Government6%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
No Data Available
REVIEWERS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise43%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise45%
Find out what your peers are saying about HPE Nimble Storage dHCI vs. HPE SimpliVity and other solutions. Updated: July 2021.
521,690 professionals have used our research since 2012.

HPE Nimble Storage dHCI is ranked 12th in Hyper-Converged (HCI) with 3 reviews while HPE SimpliVity is ranked 5th in Hyper-Converged (HCI) with 24 reviews. HPE Nimble Storage dHCI is rated 9.0, while HPE SimpliVity is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of HPE Nimble Storage dHCI writes "Provides the flexibility needed to scale storage and compute independently". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE SimpliVity writes "The flexibility needs improvement and it needs an alerting system, yet it is stable and easy to install". HPE Nimble Storage dHCI is most compared with VxRail, Nutanix Acropolis AOS, VMware vSAN, NetApp HCI and Dell EMC VxFlex Ready Nodes, whereas HPE SimpliVity is most compared with VxRail, Nutanix Acropolis AOS, VMware vSAN, Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series and NetApp HCI. See our HPE Nimble Storage dHCI vs. HPE SimpliVity report.

See our list of best Hyper-Converged (HCI) vendors.

We monitor all Hyper-Converged (HCI) reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.