HPE ConvergedSystem Competitors and Alternatives

The top HPE ConvergedSystem competitors are
  • Dell PowerEdge VRTX
  • HPE SimpliVity
  • Vblock
  • FlexPod
  • Oracle Private Cloud Appliance
Read reviews of HPE ConvergedSystem competitors and alternatives
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Mark Reboli
Real User
Network/Telecom/IT Security Manager at a university with 201-500 employees
Jun 17 2018

What is most valuable?

I really like the architecture and I like the fact that on the storage side I can swap it out. Right now I'm on NetApp, I might go to Pure... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Because it's virtual, I don't have issues. All the hardware that's tied into it, whether it's memory, disk, etc., it's all seamless. It's not a... more»

What needs improvement?

I'd like to see a little more on the provisioning and the replication piece. I've defaulted to Veeam as our vehicle for backup. I'd like to see... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before FlexPod it was all physical servers. Believe me, the time savings, the issue reduction, I can't say enough about the solution over... more»

What other advice do I have?

I've recommended Flexpod a few times. Every one of them has been extremely happy with it. It's a solid workhorse, especially in shops like mine... more»
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Shan Chettiar, Pmp®
Real User
IT Manager at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 15 2017

What do you think of HPE SimpliVity?

Valuable Features: The most valuable features are the compression and backup. • Improvements to My Organization: Backups are done on disk, and no longer use tapes. Also, restoration of backups is within seconds. • Room for Improvement: None on technologies side, but the cost of the solution and support would need some improvement • Use of Solution: I have used it for one year. • Deployment Issues: We have not encountered any deployment issues. • Stability Issues: We have not encountered any stability issues. • Scalability Issues: We have not encountered any scalability issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Customer Service: Customer service is 10/10. Technical Support: Technical support is 10/10. • Previous Solutions: We previously...
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Dell EMC
Real User
IT Infrastructure-Storage & System Admininstration at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 02 2018

What do you think of Vblock?

Primary Use Case: The primary use case is for virtualized Linux databases and an application server using Oracle 11g/12c. The primary reason for Vblock is for the performance and deduplication that we are getting across our production, test, dev, and training environments. • Improvements to My Organization: It has improved system performance, batch times for off-hours processing, and reliability with production applications. • Valuable Features: The XtremIO All-Flash array delivers performance, reliability, and deduplication. • Room for Improvement: The patching process Timeliness of updates/releases Compatibility with current ESX versions • Use of Solution: One to three years. • Other Advice: I would have given it a higher rating except for how the patching and...

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