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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
User
Feb 09 2017

What do you think of HPE SimpliVity?

Valuable Features Inline deduplication and compression Rapid cloning and provisioning of VMs Remote backup functionality Easy handling within vSphere client due to the Simplivity plugin • Improvements to My Organization Standardization of ROBOs • Use of Solution I have used it for two years. • Deployment Issues There were minor bugs that were fixed. • Stability Issues There were minor bugs that were fixed. • Scalability Issues So far, we have not encountered any issues with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: Customer service is very good; fast reaction time. Technical Support: Technical support is very good; always solid statements. • Previous Solutions We didn't previously use a different solution. • Initial...
Consultant
Senior consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 05 2017

What is most valuable?

I like this solution because policies (such as resiliency) are applied per virtual disk instead of applied on an entire volume. In a standard SAN solution, and in almost all software-defined storage solutions, the resiliency is applied to an... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I’m a consultant, so I don’t have vSAN in my organization. But customers take this solution to increase efficiency, scalability and ease of management.

What needs improvement?

Currently, vSAN supports stretched cluster. You need to have the exact same number of nodes in each room and only the RAID 1 resiliency is supported. I hope in the future that vSAN supports also the RAID 5 and RAID 6 resiliency mode for... more»
Nutanix
Real User
AGM IT Delivery at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 26 2017

What is most valuable?

* Compression, deduplication, and erasure coding * Central management using prism * Capacity management and planning using prism central * One click upgrade to the Nutanix OS as well as for hypervisor * Easily scalable with no downtime *... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Centralized monitoring of infrastructure * Easy and quick deployment of VMs * Single SME for all domains like storage, OS, and hypervisor * Compression deduplication and erasure coding have improved storage usage by almost three times *... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see improvements in monitoring parameters, RTO, and access control. Currently, memory utilization does not show as per the actual. This is in pipeline for the next release. The current RPO for DC-DR is high due to the... more»

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