HPE SimpliVity Competitors and Alternatives

The top HPE SimpliVity competitors are
  • Nutanix
  • VMware vSAN
  • VxRail
  • Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series
  • HPE StoreVirtual
  • NetApp HCI
  • DataCore Virtual SAN
  • HPE ConvergedSystem
Read reviews of HPE SimpliVity competitors and alternatives
Michel Isaia
Real User
Virtualization System Administrator. at a integrator with 51-200 employees
Jul 18 2017

What is most valuable?

The most important functionality is the ability to extend cluster storage and cluster computing power securely without... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is precisely the possibility of being able to extend the capacities of the cluster of storage and calculation by the... more»

What needs improvement?

This product is usable in many cases. It can be used for a wide range of applications. It is also possible, for... more»

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

Basically, vSAN is a license in addition to that of the classic VMware Vsphere, which is also mandatory. The easiest... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No, I didn’t use other solutions previously, because converged solutions are new technologies and I knew VMware... more»

What other advice do I have?

Test the product before implementation to see if it fits your needs. Above all, be careful with technical prerequisites... more»
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
it_user283578
Real User
Director of IT Systems at a legal firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 18 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature was its time to delivery.

How has it helped my organization?

We had four ESX hosts and a big storage rack. We needed to replace it really quickly. It's all VMware stuff and it involved moving it over. The... more»

What needs improvement?

I'm guessing that the next release will be the SimpliVity stack. I don't know. It seems like they've got a lot of features packed in there.... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We decided on HPE because it was at the right price point. There's a certain brand confidence that we had with it. All of our other equipment... more»

What other advice do I have?

Make sure that you order the right connectors to connect to your existing storage to move everything. Make sure that you have that inter-connect... more»
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Rubrik
Rob Mackle
Real User
Director and Co-Founder at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Mar 28 2017

What is most valuable?

Global - This long-term storage tier ensures unlimited data retention can be achieved without the need for tape. This scale-out architecture... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Speed of deployment - Setup takes 30 minutes then configuration is performed through a simple UI. Automation - Create Local SLA domains and... more»

What needs improvement?

Since my last report we now have physical support for Linux and Windows. Hyper-V is coming very soon. We are confident by the end of 2017 that... more»

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

It converges backup and DR into one product so is good value for money. If you need to pay for this on a monthly model then this is achievable... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Asigra. Old tech, dated code, poor with virtual environments. Zerto, great product for DR but only works on virtual and you can't keep history... more»

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