FlexPod Competitors and Alternatives

The top FlexPod competitors are
  • Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series
  • VxRail
  • Vblock
  • Nutanix
  • Dell PowerEdge VRTX
  • FlashStack
  • HPE ConvergedSystem
  • IBM VersaStack
Read reviews of FlexPod competitors and alternatives
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Eric Buzzell
Real User
Enterprise Architect at Jackson laboratory
Jun 13 2017

What is most valuable?

Its ease of use is the most valuable feature. It is just a one-stop shop, a single appliance that I can control through my virtual center. I can... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It frees up time for the other system administrators. We've found better performance. Even our developers are seeing faster response times in... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see more, more, more, more, more storage in the next version. Let us populate the entire node; right now, there are 24 slots in... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I saw SimpliVity about two or two and a half years ago, at a VMR user group in New England and it just appealed to me. The very first time I saw... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would advise to go for the All-Flash option, to look at its ease of use. Some of the other competitors have multiple administration consoles... more»
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Nutanix
KamalarajanS
Real User
Enterprise Systems & IT Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

* Management is simple * There is easy configuration * The solution is scalable * The product has a compact size that... more»

How has it helped my organization?

There was a 30% reduction in CAPEX spending when we moved towards the Nutanix platform and we had a high ROI.

What needs improvement?

The product needs improvement in the areas of SAN attachment for high capacity and high I/O profile workloads.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Pricing and licensing are easy if: * You know which solution you are choosing the product for * You provide the correct... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not previously use a different solution on the hyper-converged platform. Apart from this solution, we converged... more»

What other advice do I have?

I recommend this product for its easy implementation and its elimination of the silo approach. We have a bunch of data... more»
Teste Botme
User
Manager at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 01 2018

What do you think of Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series?

Primary Use Case: Manufacturing and logistics software controls, ERP and document management servers, and database production and development servers. • Improvements to My Organization: Less rack space, decreased power and cooling costs, overall information technology team efficiency, and a single point of management. • Valuable Features: The software defines networking, storage, and processing. Flash acceleration feature for most files. • Room for Improvement: Deployment scripts can be improved. Several clans need to be created before the deployment effectively works. • Use of Solution: One to three years.

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