Compare Oracle Exalogic vs. VxBlock System

Oracle Exalogic is ranked 4th in Converged Infrastructure with 2 reviews while VxBlock System is ranked 6th in Converged Infrastructure with 1 review. Oracle Exalogic is rated 8.0, while VxBlock System is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Oracle Exalogic writes "A solution with a very good database, good automation, and good stability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VxBlock System writes "A high-performance replacement for our legacy data center in a single cabinet". Oracle Exalogic is most compared with Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, Nutanix and HPE SimpliVity, whereas VxBlock System is most compared with Vblock, Dell EMC Vscale Architecture and HPE ConvergedSystem.
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Pros
The automation and provisioning of the environment, as well as the centralized monitoring, have all improved over the years.Provides high-speed network, strong storage features (ZFS), High Availability out of the box, and is Integrated with a large number of products.Exalogic offers integration with other engineered systems, which increases the throughput capability and enables processing of bigger and heavier workloads.

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The most valuable feature of this solution is the speed.

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Cons
The solution is prone to disk failures. This needs to improve. Over the past four years we've had to replace about six of them. They've failed almost every three to six months.

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This solution does not support Hyper-V, and we would like the new version to be supported and certified to work with Hyper-V.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Pricing and licensing are two very delicate aspects when talking about Oracle, especially engineered systems. The prices are quite high compared with other similar products, so the CapEx analysis and investment return have to be very well studied.To expand the hardware's capability requires a massive investment.

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We purchased this solution with a ten-year manufacturer warranty, and we have a three-year warranty with our local partner.

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Also Known As
Oracle Exalogic Elastic CloudVCE VxBlock System
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Overview

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud is a datacenter building block that integrates compute, networking and storage hardware with virtualization, operating system and management software. It provides breakthrough performance, reliability, availability, scalability and investment protection for the widest possible range of business application workloads, from middleware and custom applications to packaged applications from Oracle and hundreds of 3rd party vendors, in both conventional and cloud deployments. As an Oracle Engineered System, Oracle Exalogic delivers faster deployment, higher user productivity, lower TCO, reduced risk and one-stop support.

For more information on Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, visit Oracle.com

VxBlock and Vblock Systems simplify all aspects of IT and enable organizations to achieve better business outcomes faster. Seamlessly integrating enterprise-class compute, network, storage and virtualization technologies from industry leaders Cisco, Dell EMC, and VMware, VxBlock and Vblock Systems, powered by Intel Xeon processors, deliver the world's most advanced converged infrastructure: engineered, manufactured, managed, supported and sustained as one, allowing you to focus on your business.

The Dell EMC Converged Systems portfolio offer choice, flexibility, and reliability for accelerating IT transformation - VxBlock System offers additional levels of flexibility with a choice of network virtualization from VMware NSX or Cisco ACI.

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Sample Customers
Sascar, Banca Transilvania, UL, Agilent, Reliance Commercial Finance, PT Bank Central Asia Tbk, Bank of Qingdao, Yarra Valley Water, FAW Car Co. Ltd.Atos, Canadian Pacific, IDS, City of Denton, CenturyLink, BNP Paribas, Asyaport, EDF, CSC, Fox Sports, Insight, Hunter, KPIT, Paetec, Rosetta Stone, Sonda, Switch, Xerox
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Financial Services Firm36%
Government18%
Comms Service Provider18%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company38%
Government21%
Comms Service Provider10%
Financial Services Firm6%
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