Nexenta Competitors and Alternatives

The top Nexenta competitors are
  • ScaleIO
  • Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Nutanix Acropolis
Read reviews of Nexenta competitors and alternatives
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Dell EMC
Joe Huang
Real User
RnD Engineer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Jun 27 2017

What is most valuable?

The ScaleIO UI: EMC has been working with storage for a long time. Therefore, they know how to clearly present any important data, including... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I just worry about capacity; performance is never a problem.

What needs improvement?

If they could introduce a write cache feature, the product would be perfect overall.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously used vSAN. We switched because ScaleIO is a pioneer in all-flash; therefore, I applied that in our lab.

What other advice do I have?

Maybe they could support more data types. That way, it would be like setting a gateway to convert any data you want (file or object).
Enterpri91c5
Real User
Enterprise Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 26 2018

What is most valuable?

When going open-source, there is actually not much of a choice. Ceph was chosen to maintain exact performance and capacity characteristics for... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It opens doors for completely open-source cloud. No monthly charges, no revenue share policy. It just works.

What needs improvement?

Ceph is not a mature product at this time. Guides are misleading and incomplete. You will meet all kind of bugs and errors trying to install the... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

None. This was a pilot project and it has worked out.

What other advice do I have?

Think twice.
MohamedMostafa1
Real User
Solution Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jul 25 2018

What is most valuable?

Flexibility. We're able to mix performance nodes with storage nodes easily. Unlike other vendors where, if we start a hyperconverged solution... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The TCO model of Nutanix is much more mature than other solutions, because everything is consolidated. We're getting the best value for our... more»

What needs improvement?

It would be fantastic if there was a built-in layer, in Nutanix, that acted like a cloud interface. So far, we need to integrate a cloud... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We switched to Nutanix Acropolis, because of the 3D architecture. The old architecture has a lot of disadvantages. For example, whenever there... more»

What other advice do I have?

Do a demo. Don't just depend on the theoretical information in the information sheets, but go for an actual demo. Once you see a demo in action,... more»

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