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Find out what your peers are saying about Nutanix Prism vs. WhatsUp Gold and other solutions. Updated: July 2020.
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Pros
"By using virtualization, we are saving on the cost of hardware.""Duplication and compression work for data in a hybrid solution.""Nutanix Prism is very fast compared to VMware and whatever you need to do, you can do it quickly.""I like the general usability for general configuration. It is sufficient for everyday operations.""The most valuable features are Prism Central and the Disaster Recovery.""The pricing is very good if you compare it to other competitors.""Simplicity of use.""The features that I have found most valuable are its storage flexibility, linear scalability, and perhaps ease of use and powerful support."

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"Auto scanning is most valuable. It looks for rogue devices on your network.""It handles the basics of monitoring.""The user interface is good enough.""It is stable.""The documentation is very good."

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Cons
"Nutanix does not support all of the Linux distributions, so we have to use VMware in some cases.""The main area where an improvement could be made would be the pricing.""The automation needs to be improved, as there are several challenges.""Each era every year, new economies arise and ways to develop the platform to improve both the interface with the end-user and to make the main load more flexible to the specialized user of the platform.""The price could be improved.""The solution could be a bit more user-friendly. The dashboard and configuration should be much easier to use.""I would like to have some cluster management tools included.""I would like to see the capability to use FC SAN storage."

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"The interface needs some work.""The new release cadence needs to be improved. It takes a while for them to add new features and functionality. There should be a quicker turnaround with new versions.""The technical support does not bother to respond.""We can never achieve or get a good picture of the network topology.""The licensing model could be improved. Right now, the levels are too far apart. This causes the solution to be more expensive than it needs to be.""The product is old and not updated."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"A lot of my customers complain about the price of renewals, so I think that this can be improved.""This product is cheaper than using VMware.""Nutanix Prism is priced better than some of the competing solutions.""Compared to VMware, the price of this solution is great."

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"It is per device, per year. The pricing is very clear. If you have a service agreement, you get all of your major upgrades and minor upgrades. It was under $10,000 to go all-in with all of the different add-ons for it."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The features that I have found most valuable are its storage flexibility, linear scalability, and perhaps ease of use and powerful support.
Top Answer: We are also working with competing products - VMware VxRail and Sangfor which is a Chinese product, which is much cheaper because of its poor market share. It was a product with less experience and… more »
Top Answer: In terms of what could be improved or simplified, they have an active software as a business continuity using Acropolis Hypervisor with the Syncro Disaster recovery, and they have made a good… more »
Top Answer: Auto scanning is most valuable. It looks for rogue devices on your network.
Top Answer: It is per device, per year. The pricing is very clear. If you have a service agreement, you get all of your major upgrades and minor upgrades. It was under $10,000 to go all-in with all of the… more »
Top Answer: The new release cadence needs to be improved. It takes a while for them to add new features and functionality. There should be a quicker turnaround with new versions.
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Overview

Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence. The result is predictable performance, cloud-like infrastructure consumption, robust security, and seamless application mobility for a broad range of enterprise applications.

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold's a layer 2/3 discovery results in a detailed interactive map of your entire networked infrastructure. One affordable license lets you monitor any mix of networks, wireless controllers, servers, virtual machines, applications, traffic flows and configurations across Windows, LAMP and Java environments. It Manage networks, traffic, physical servers, VMs and applications with easy-to-use and customizable maps, dashboards and alerts. WhatsUp Gold streamlines workflows by letting you initiate management tasks directly from the interactive map. Additional Features include: Application Monitoring, Network Traffic Analysis, Configuration Management, Discovery & Network Monitoring, Cloud Monitoring, Virtual Environment Monitoring, Distributed Monitoring and Failover Manager.
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Sample Customers
JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, SAIC Volkswagen
Artoni Trasporti, Austin Independent School District, Banca Marche, Burke County North Carolina, Cambridge University School of Clinical Medicine, Clayco, Community Integrated Care, Desca, Deutsche Bergbau, Flexi-Van, Gropper, Hamleys, Hammonds Furniture, Knowledge IT, Idras S.P.A., Sibeg, Swann Engineering, Trivium Lindenhof
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider19%
Financial Services Firm5%
Government5%
REVIEWERS
Government25%
Financial Services Firm17%
Non Profit8%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government12%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business56%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise22%
REVIEWERS
Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise35%
Find out what your peers are saying about Nutanix Prism vs. WhatsUp Gold and other solutions. Updated: July 2020.
552,695 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Nutanix Prism is ranked 4th in Virtualization Management Tools with 16 reviews while WhatsUp Gold is ranked 32nd in Network Monitoring Software with 4 reviews. Nutanix Prism is rated 8.6, while WhatsUp Gold is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Nutanix Prism writes "Simple to upgrade, no downtime, and the performance flow charts are excellent". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WhatsUp Gold writes "Old, clunky, and with unresponsive support, this product touches the basics but not in style". Nutanix Prism is most compared with Zabbix, Cisco UCS Manager, Nutanix Prism Pro, HPE OneView and Nagios Core, whereas WhatsUp Gold is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, PRTG Network Monitor, Zabbix, Splunk and Huawei eSight. See our Nutanix Prism vs. WhatsUp Gold report.

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