Nutanix AHV Valuable Features
There are no specific features we would consider special. It is the simple non-consideration we get with this product that's great. It just works. You can just do all the other things you are wrapped up with, so you can focus on anything but AHV. It is a hypervisor, not some exciting application server you have to tend to regularly. Therefore, the most valuable feature of AHV is "having time for other things".
As stated above, the lack of a need for something like vCenter has its perks, too. It is rather cool to have and underscores Nutanix's approach of "invisible infrastructure".View full review »
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The most valuable feature is manageability. From one control, I can manage and monitor my entire cluster.
Also, I like the Prism console of Nutanix.
There are two features, one is data protection that is in-built with Nutanix, and the other is that I can schedule my VM backups. I don't need to buy any third-party software for that. If I have the ESXi to Hyper-V, I need to have third-party software. But in Nutanix, I don't have to buy any third-party software, because I have the data protection feature.
The third and most important feature is LCM, Life Cycle Management. With one click, I can upgrade my firmware as well as my software version, and there will be no downtime required for that. It is seamless.View full review »
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.View full review »
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. You can use these two resources together as one unit.
The monitoring and reports for all activities are integrated on one dashboard.View full review »
IT Infrastracture Manager at International College
We used to have a traditional data center. When we changed to hyper-converged, it was simplified, more robust, and faster.View full review »
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. In a traditional infrastructure, it is separated according to hardware such as storage. When we have issues, we spend a lot of time investigating. With Nutanix, it helps reduce the time required to resolve problems.View full review »
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.View full review »
i-Security Engineer at M.Tech
Simplicity is the most valuable feature. With the management capabilities and monitoring tools, clients can do everything they need to do in their day to day operations.
Data Center and Cloud Manager at MTDS
For our markets here in Morocco, we are mainly working with server virtualization, and the most valuable feature is the software-defined storage and hyper-converged infrastructure.View full review »
Senior IT Consultant
The most valuable feature is that it is open-source. Also, the customization for Linux VMs is good.
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.View full review »
Senior IT Consultant
The features that I've found most valuable are that it is customized like Linux KVM and it is open-source for people who know Linux. It's easier for them to use AHV than MWeb. Plus, AHV is free. For Linux people it's easy and also it's free.View full review »
The solution is user-friendly and provides good virtual machine backups. The user interface gets updated when there is a new release.View full review »