HPE Hyper Converged Competitors and Alternatives

The top HPE Hyper Converged competitors are
  • VxRail
  • Nutanix
  • VMware vSAN
  • Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series
  • HPE SimpliVity
  • Datera
Read reviews of HPE Hyper Converged competitors and alternatives
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Nutanix
Jon Seet
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...
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Chad Benfield
Real User
Director of IT at a pharma/biotech company with 501-1,000 employees
Nov 14 2017

What is most valuable?

* Inherent data protection * Backup * Disaster Recovery (DR) with very minimal effort.

How has it helped my organization?

We went from having our core data spread across tapes that would have come down to days of downtime to working with... more»

What needs improvement?

The upgrade path used to be a challenge, but it has gotten much much easier. Not being able to apply ESXi patches as... more»

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

Try to do a true comparison. SimpliVity includes backup, deduplication, and WAN optimization, so it is only fair to... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

First hyper-converged solution that I have ever used.

What other advice do I have?

It truly is as good as it seems, which three and a half years ago was a bit of a leap of faith. We are very happy that... more»
Consultaec17
Consultant
Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jul 29 2017

What is most valuable?

* vSAN ROBO with two physical nodes

How has it helped my organization?

I'm working as a consultant, so I can’t directly say how it helped my customer. But I know that my customer started to... more»

What needs improvement?

I’m often asked for a vSAN stretched cluster in combination with erasure coding. Currently with vSAN 6.5, you can use... more»

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

Licensing is pretty straightforward. Have a look at the features you need and choose the license that fits. For ROBO... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

My customer switched (or currently is switching) from NetApp filers to vSAN. The main reason is cost. You need the ESXi... more»

What other advice do I have?

Have a look at the simplicity of vSAN and how it easily integrates into the existing management tools. It’s not even... more»

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