Nutanix Acropolis Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Nutanix Acropolis competitors and alternatives
VMware
Real User
DPSA III at a government with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jun 25 2017

What is most valuable?

The most important feature is high availability (HA) which monitors the system and restarts virtual machines to a healthy host whenever the system senses an imminent hardware failure. Another great feature is DRS which is VMWare’s load... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We can bring up brand new servers with a couple of mouse clicks when it used to take a couple of days.

What needs improvement?

Cloning large servers will require just as much space on the virtual volume as the original server. It makes it difficult when your system has limited space.
Oracle
Real User
Senior Principal Engineer/Architect, Oracle ACE Director at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Nov 08 2016

What is most valuable?

There are many valuable features. I'm only naming a few here. First, it provides the enterprise-level hypervisor that supports virtual machines to run enterprise applications. It allows virtual machines to use a specific number of physical... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I am on a team that is responsible for validating and architecting Oracle VM on Dell servers and storage. For example, we helped a customer design a private cloud system based on Oracle VM, Dell's latest 13g servers and Dell flash-based... more»

What needs improvement?

The product works well for all its intended purposes. I would prefer that Oracle provide more backup capability for the Oracle VM stack, including the applications running on virtual machines. It would be even better if Oracle Enterprise... more»
Microsoft
Consultant
Independent Analyst and Advisory Consultant at Server StorageIO - www.storageio.com
Jan 04 2017

What do you think of Hyper-V?

Happy 20th Birthday Windows Server, ready for Server 2016? In case you have not heard,  is celebrating the 20th birthday (or anniversary) of Windows Server.  has a nice site with info graphics and timelines of where Windows Server has been and accomplished over the past 20 years. Some of you may remember from 20 years ago Windows Server with a different name aka Windows NT Server. Back in the day, if you recall (or read), server requirements were more in the 33 MHz vs. 3.3GHz range, 32MB of RAM Memory vs. 32GB to 320GB, 150MB HDD vs. 150GB SSD or 1.5TB HDD. Keep in mind that 20 years ago Linux was a relative new thing with Red Hat not yet quite household or more specific enterprise name. The various Unix (e.g. IBM AIX, HP HP-UX, Sun Solaris, DEC Unix and Ultrix...

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