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Real User
Senior Systems Administrator at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 28 2017

What is most valuable?

I find that vSAN allows for very easy administration. The fact that you don't have LUNs to set up and assign is great. The ability to set up storage policies and assign them at the disk level is also a great part of this product. You can allow for different setups for different workload requirements.

How has it helped my organization?

vSAN allowed for the expansion of our Public Library Patron computer environment into a three-node VMware cluster using commodity servers. This eliminated the need for expensive disk arrays and controllers while providing greater reliability and performance.
Nutanix
Real User
IT Infrastructure Architect at a health, wellness and fitness company with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 28 2017

What is most valuable?

One-click upgrade and data locality are valuable features. The one-click upgrade provides simple management and upgrades. Data locality provides super-fast data access and ultra-low latency.

How has it helped my organization?

Our 125 seat VDI implementation went from barely usable, to a good alternative, to desktops. The performance of our server apps has never been better.

What needs improvement?

The focus on performance improvements over new features is more important to me. It is always fun to play with new buttons in the platform. In reality, it is hard for me to find flaws in this platform because it is without comparing. For me,... more»
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
IT Director at Ströer Media AG - Turkey
Sep 28 2017

What is most valuable?

The backup and restore features are the most valuable. Because before SimpliVity, I was backing up the data to an external hard disk. It worked slowly sometimes, and I had to wait for hours. But now, I am backing up all my data in seconds.

How has it helped my organization?

You have to manage so much hardware if you have IT systems, and each system has a different web interface, log, and reporting service. When you check all of them in a day, you don't have enough time for other work, but I can manage all the... more»

What needs improvement?

I think first we should make a hardware upgrade.

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