FlexPod Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of FlexPod competitors and alternatives
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
IT Systems Architect at BYU
Jul 07 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the backup and restore capability, the speed with which it can back-up, and restores can be done in seconds.

How has it helped my organization?

It makes it more efficient for us. Instead of having to get support for multiple different solutions like storage, compute, network, and having to contact individual vendors, it's all one solution. We can contact one person, get support over... more»

What needs improvement?

Additional features would be more visibility into the overall infrastructure and what's happening with the VMs.
Nutanix
Real User
Infrastructure Architect at a pharma/biotech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 01 2017

What do you think of Nutanix?

Valuable Features Single pane of glass view for all components. Excellent after-sales support. Easy updates and upgrades. • Improvements to My Organization Reduced hours wasted on troubleshooting failed updates. • Room for Improvement Uptime HA Redundancy Disaster Recover (DR) • Use of Solution Three years. • Deployment Issues None, except when they sent an engineer who was still new. • Stability Issues None. • Scalability Issues None. It scales seemlessly. The hardest part is negotiating for the budget to do so. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: The customer service is excellent. Technical Support: The technical support is excellent. • Previous Solutions 3-tier infrastructure. We switched due to the complexities of...
Dell EMC
Real User
Server\Storage Administrator at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 22 2017

What is most valuable?

Being able to perform upgrades and check the system through the VxRail Manager has been very helpful. It allows files to be uploaded, performs a pre-check against the system, then upgrades the appliance from the hardware up through the VMware... more»

How has it helped my organization?

At a remote location where physical servers were deployed in order to address latency or process delays, one of these appliances is now installed and a low cost virtual environment is in place. This has also allowed snapshot backups to be... more»

What needs improvement?

My main issue so far is that the installation created a default datacenter name of "Marvin" and it cannot be changed. This can be a problem with multiple device\location deployments where all of the names are "Marvin".

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