Sangfor HCI Overview

Sangfor HCI is the #23 ranked solution in our list of HCI Software. It is most often compared to VMware vSAN: Sangfor HCI vs VMware vSAN

What is Sangfor HCI?

Sangfor HCI consolidates traditional hardware-appliance-based security, IP network, storage network, server and storage into one tier of commodity hardware (x86 server), forming a standardized HCI unit. By building IT infrastructure with a standardized HCI vendor and realizing visible, centralized operation & management via a unified WEB platform, users can enjoy an ultra-simplified, on-demand IT framework that is evolvable. Enquire today to find out more about cloud data storage and other solutions.

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Sangfor HCI Customers

TOSHIBA TEC Singapore, J&T Express Indonesia, Crowne Plaza Vietnam, Hermina Hospital Indonesia

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Pricing Advice

What users are saying about Sangfor HCI pricing:
  • "It is in the middle range as compared to other hyper-converged infrastructure solutions. There is a three-year warranty on the hardware. The license also includes other features. Sangfor has included Continuous Data Protection (CDP) and a built-in firewall with the license. Other top brands, such as VxRail and VMware, require a separate license for such features."
  • "The pricing of Sangfor is very competitive."
  • "The price of Sangfor is cheaper than other competing products."

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Albarn Paul Alicante
Information Technology Support Specialist at Code Expert Inc
Real User
Top 5
Stable, good pricing and licensing, and useful CDP feature

What is our primary use case?

We use it for SAP products and some other infrastructure applications. We are using its latest version.

Pros and Cons

  • "The Continuous Data Protection (CDP) feature is one of the good features."
  • "Its virtual machine tools can be improved. These tools should be enhanced for use in other applications and operating systems, such as Linux."

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this product because of its pricing. It doesn't require a separate license for features such as Continuous Data Protection. I would rate Sangfor HCI an eight out of ten.
RT
Junior Solutions Engineer at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Reseller
Top 10
A stable and scalable solution with regular updates and competitive pricing

What is our primary use case?

A client is using it to build a high availability system to output many virtual machines, save power, and scale it up without the need to subscribe to a cloud provider like Amazon. It is their own HCI.

Pros and Cons

  • "Sangfor has many solutions, and you can easily manage their machine servers with just one management. They're always striving for greatness, and they continuously update their products. For example, they have now built endpoint security within the firewall. They are continuously improving not only the security but also all other products."
  • "It can have more compatibility and new features. I would also like to see better performance. Some of the other HCI solutions already provide the SSD and flash storage and much higher Intel processors. Sangfor HCI can improve on that."

What other advice do I have?

The biggest lesson that I have learned by using this product is to not judge a product by its price. Sangfor HCI is competitive in terms of price, and it has good features and functionality. I would recommend this solution to others. I am pretty satisfied with Sangfor products, and I want other people to also experience Sangfor. I would rate Sangfor HCI a nine out of ten. It has great features, but there is always room for improvement. I am looking forward to more features in the future.
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DH
Chief Information Officer - Government at Govt of City of Makassar
Real User
Top 10
The user interface is good, but it doesn't support SAS and it consumes a lot of power

What is our primary use case?

We are primarily using this product to store our applications. We are using to host data for us to perform analytics on.

Pros and Cons

  • "I would rate the user-friendliness an eight out of ten."
  • "Sangfor does not support a SAS configuration, which is something that we would like."

What other advice do I have?

Overall, I think that this is an average product. I am not satisfied with it and do not recommend that others use it. I would rate this solution a five out of ten.
MR
Presales Engineer at a computer software company with 11-50 employees
Reseller
Top 20
User-friendly, easy to set up, and the auto-scaling is helpful

What is our primary use case?

We are a reseller and Sangfor HCI is one of the products that we have experience with. Our primary use case is for clustering our SaaS.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is auto-scaling. The interface is very user-friendly.

What needs improvement?

The error reporting needs to be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Sangfor HCI for one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We have had no issues with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Scalability has not been a problem with this product.

How are customer service and technical support?

They have good technical support.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is not complex. It is…