ScaleIO Competitors and Alternatives

The top ScaleIO competitors are
  • VMware vSAN
  • Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Nutanix
  • Nexenta
  • Hedvig
  • HPE StoreVirtual
  • DataCore Virtual SAN
  • Red Hat Gluster Storage
Read reviews of ScaleIO competitors and alternatives
Martin Rud Jakobsen
Real User
Infrastructure Development at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 05 2017

What is most valuable?

The vSAN technology is clearly the big game changer here. VMware's software-defined storage finally enables us to build... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are moving faster every day and are developing new systems and services all the time. We expect the amount of... more»

What needs improvement?

We did plan on using deduplication in our original specification, but during the planning of the configuration, we were... more»

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

Make sure your designs are complete so you can buy all the licenses and products you need as one purchase to get the... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We have used VMware for virtualization and NetApp for storage for about 10 years. We stayed with VMware and decided to... more»

What other advice do I have?

Start from scratch. Reject all your old dogmas about how things should be and what is right and embrace the... more»
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Nutanix
budiezeddin
User
Manager at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Jun 13 2018

What is most valuable?

* Nutanix Distributed File System * Multi-hypervisor support * Erasure coding * Protection domain * Acropolis File... more»

How has it helped my organization?

With the whole rack becoming a 2U Box, we had a smaller data center footprint and power consumption. Compute and... more»

What needs improvement?

Our challenge has been to simplify our data center, reduce OPEX, easily scale out, and improve agility. Here are some... more»

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

Work close with your InfraTeam and discuss with Nutanix the best way to achieve sizing and price that are right for... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Previously, we used three-tier architecture.

What other advice do I have?

Soon, it will be only software. Therefore, you can provide preferred hardware. You can inject it with Nutanix software... more»
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Eleny Goritsas
Real User
Sales Engineer at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
May 15 2017

What is most valuable?

The biggest thing about it is the LeftHand OS. One of the key features about it is that when you buy either a VSA license or a StoreVirtual appliance, all your software's included. You're not adding parts and pieces. Again, you can expand the... more»

What needs improvement?

It comes down to the information that you get. If you're doing the 10Gb adapters, SFPs don't come with it, but it doesn't say that. It might say that somewhere else, but it's not clear. Depending on if you go DAK or optical, it could be like,... more»

What other advice do I have?

LeftHand OS has been around forever, and it's a proven product, and it's easy to use.

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