Sangfor HCI Competitors and Alternatives

The top Sangfor HCI competitors are
  • Nutanix
  • VMware vSAN
  • Nutanix Acropolis
  • HPE SimpliVity
Read reviews of Sangfor HCI competitors and alternatives
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Nutanix
Leandro Leonhardt
Real User
System Architect at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Jun 28 2017

What is most valuable?

The Prism interface is valuable. It is very easy to manage, is based on HTML5, and all CVMs are able to assume the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Nutanix makes it easier for us to grow as the organization needs more resources. We can add more blocks and nodes in a... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see asynchronous replication in less than 60 minutes, or even in 15 minutes. I understand that they are... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

If we compare prices with a three-tier environment, servers, and storage plus virtualization and licenses of VMware or... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used VMware vSAN. I did not change solutions for anything in particular. It was a decision of the organization,... more»

What other advice do I have?

Nutanix is a converged system with web-scale technology. The technology is invisible to the IT department. You can... more»
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
reviewer583839
Real User
IT Systems Architect at BYU
Jul 07 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the backup and restore capability, the speed with which it can back-up, and restores can be done in seconds.

How has it helped my organization?

It makes it more efficient for us. Instead of having to get support for multiple different solutions like storage, compute, network, and having... more»

What needs improvement?

Additional features would be more visibility into the overall infrastructure and what's happening with the VMs.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We were using a different solution and we were reaching end of life. That's when we started evaluating different vendors and different products.... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would have them take a look at it and do a proof of concept. Take a look at the backup and restore capability and the ability to restore very... more»
SysAdmin827e
Real User
Sys Admin II at a retailer
Oct 03 2018

What is most valuable?

Software-defined storage.

How has it helped my organization?

Being able to do maintenance on the fly is a real benefit: migrating off, updating, and then moving the guest back on to the nodes.

What needs improvement?

Everything that has been mentioned as part of Update 1 solves part of the HCL list issue. They're handling the firmware version but, at the moment, they're only handling the... more»

What other advice do I have?

Go with the full managed support, something like VxRail or, if you go with Cisco, get their full central management system. vSAN alone, with the current features and version we're... more»

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