Compare Nexenta vs. VMware NSX

Nexenta is ranked 20th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) while VMware NSX is ranked 1st in Data Center Networking with 19 reviews. Nexenta is rated 0, while VMware NSX is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware NSX writes "Enables us to identify problems before they manifest, but they should develop more advanced features". Nexenta is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, ScaleIO and Nutanix Acropolis, whereas VMware NSX is most compared with Cisco ACI, Cisco Tetration and Juniper Contrail Networking.
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We can't go without NSX, so it's invaluable from this perspective.The solution is very expensive.We haven't had to hire a dedicated network engineer because NSX handles 90 percent of it. The reduced overhead in terms of managing networks has been the biggest plus.We have saved man-hours and decreased our security exposure.

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Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage - what we call Open Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS).We uniquely integrate software-only "Open Source" collaboration with commodity hardware-centric "Software-Defined Storage" (SDS) innovation. VMware NSX is the network virtualization platform for the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). By bringing the operational model of a virtual machine to your data center network, you can transform the economics of network and security operations. NSX lets you treat your physical network as a pool of transport capacity, with network and security services attached to VMs with a policy-driven approach.
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GMO, Northern Backup, Cox Communications, University of Toronto, ScaleMatrix, Wipro, Ruhr University, Drillinginfo, George Washington University, Walton Electric, Faculty of Physics, NAU, ServerCentralCity of Avondale, Lumeta, Kroll Ontrack, Heartland Payment Systems, Baystate Heallth, Exostar, Tribune Media, iGATE, NTT Communications, Synergent, California Natural Resources Agency, Bloomington Public Schools, Columbia Sportswear, Join Experience S.A, Schuberg Philis
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Retailer22%
Manufacturing Company22%
Comms Service Provider11%
Mining And Metals Company11%
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Software R&D Company34%
Comms Service Provider17%
Healthcare Company5%
Media Company5%
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