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"AHV is free! This is a great feature that should be taken advantage of.""The licensing costs are a bit expensive but when you compare the features, it's reasonable.""This product is less expensive than some of the competing HCI solutions.""Its price is fine. I can't really complain about that.""My advice is to get the ultimate license, as it is worth it.""The setup cost, pricing, and licensing are very competitive and TCO is very low compared to three-tier solutions.""Nutanix is cheaper than Cisco HyperFlex, although it depends on the configuration because Nutanix can also be expensive.""The pricing is fair for the package."

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Top Answer: Acropolis in itself is no product.  Do we speak AOS or AHV Ort both? AOS is the intelligence on Top of a hypervisor making AHV Or Vsphere an HCI Solution. AHV is Nutanix own hypervisor managed… more »
Top Answer: Ok, I have no hands-on with vxRail.  But we have vGPU running on Nutanix with ESXi (vsphere). I am not aware of something like vGPU sharing across nodes/hosts. You did not mention which solution you… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the integration of all parts in Prism Element, the browser-based management tool.
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Nutanix delivers invisible infrastructure for next-generation enterprise computing, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. Nutanix’s software-driven Xtreme Computing Platform natively converges compute, virtualization and storage into a single solution to drive simplicity in the datacenter. Using Nutanix, customers benefit from predictable performance, linear scalability and cloud-like infrastructure consumption.

For more information visit: www.nutanix.com

Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance integrates the cloud into its core architecture, making cloud storage available to all users and access protocols while eliminating on-premises cloud access licensing charges and the need for external gateways. Built using a powerful SMP design, multi-threaded OS, massive DRAM caches, and all flash storage, Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance powers the most demanding applications, from fast query responses and, rapid transaction processing to virtualization and cloud workloads. With these performance levels, you can easily achieve 4:1 consolidation of your current NAS filers and gain a higher return on your storage investment.

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Sample Customers
St. Lukes Health System, the City of Seattle, Yahoo! Japan, Sligro, Empire Life, Hyundai AUS, and many others.
Translational Genomics Research Institute, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, CyberSolutions Inc., Y-Telecom, First Alliance Bank Zambia Limited, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende, Mutlinet Pakistan, TDC A/S, Digi-Key Corporation, Thurgau Cantonal Bank
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Financial Services Firm11%
University9%
Manufacturing Company9%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Computer Software Company44%
Comms Service Provider21%
Manufacturing Company6%
Government6%
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Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise32%
Large Enterprise33%
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Nutanix Acropolis AOS is ranked 1st in Hyper-Converged (HCI) with 27 reviews while Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance is ranked 9th in Modular SAN (Storage Area Network). Nutanix Acropolis AOS is rated 9.0, while Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Nutanix Acropolis AOS writes "What you might not know about Nutanix that makes it so unique". On the other hand, Nutanix Acropolis AOS is most compared with VMware vSAN, VxRail, HPE SimpliVity, Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series and VMware vSphere, whereas Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance is most compared with NetApp FAS Series, HPE 3PAR StoreServ, IBM FlashSystem, HPE StorageWorks MSA and Huawei Symantec OceanSpace S5000.

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