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Nutanix AHV Pros and Cons

Nutanix AHV Pros

Administrator at Neuberger Gebäudeautomation GmbH
It is the simple non-consideration we get with this product that's great. It just works.
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HJ
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The most valuable feature is manageability.
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VS
Technical Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
In terms of features, Acropolis is a good virtualization manager and that it is on-premise. I use almost every technology they provide.
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RA
Sr. Lead Consultant - Infrastructure | Virtualization & Cloud Computing | SDN |NFV at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable feature is the integration between storage and compute services.
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CR
IT Infrastracture Manager at International College
This solution is very stable and it has been running for the last three months, with no issues.
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KV
Vice President of Information Technology at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees
The entirety of the infrastructure resides in the same product, which makes it easy to troubleshoot and investigate problems.
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PaaS Engineer at JSE Limited
The most valuable aspect of this solution is that you don't need to pay for it, it's free, as opposed to paying for a VMware license.
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KT
i-Security Engineer at M.Tech
Simplicity is the most valuable feature.
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HA
Senior IT Consultant
It has a vs switch for the people who know Linux, in case it's easier for them to use AHV than it is to use VMware.
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HA
Senior IT Consultant
Nutanix AHV is very scalable. It can go to unlimited nodes.
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Nutanix AHV Cons

Administrator at Neuberger Gebäudeautomation GmbH
If you have the need for special hardware like FibreChannel-Cards or such and there is no networked-way around it (such as you could work with USB Dongles via an HW-Dongle-Server of network), you have to use a separate hypervisor.
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HJ
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
My storage use is doubled; if I am creating a one TB virtual machine then my storage policy will take two TB from my cluster.
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VS
Technical Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Lacks integration with the cloud or other solutions.
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Learn what your peers think about Nutanix AHV. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: October 2021.
540,984 professionals have used our research since 2012.
RA
Sr. Lead Consultant - Infrastructure | Virtualization & Cloud Computing | SDN |NFV at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
In the next release of this solution, I would like to see support for containerization.
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CR
IT Infrastracture Manager at International College
In terms of improvement, I think that they could have more partnerships with providers.
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KV
Vice President of Information Technology at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees
It worked well in the beginning but after using it for some time, we found some limitations in terms of compatibility with other software.
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PaaS Engineer at JSE Limited
They need to work on the deployment of virtual machines. They need to streamline the process of templates and deploying virtual machines.
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KT
i-Security Engineer at M.Tech
When we need to share, publish, or encrypt something, we still need to perform it using the command line.
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HA
Senior IT Consultant
There is no web interface with AHV.
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HA
Senior IT Consultant
There is no web interface for AHV.
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Learn what your peers think about Nutanix AHV. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: October 2021.
540,984 professionals have used our research since 2012.