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Phillip Hice
Consultant
Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jul 26 2017

What is most valuable?

From the integration standpoint, it is a lot easier to integrate than a lot of people initially felt. Being able to leverage either block or... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped my organization in terms of ease of deployment. The approach of utilizing NFS and some of the key features that have been put in... more»

What needs improvement?

I usually give everything a nine, because there's potentially something better out there that I haven't come across yet. Nine says there isn't... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We’ve worked with IBM, HPE, and Pure Storage. The only storage vendor that isn't an actual partner with Key Information is EMC. I've been doing... more»

What other advice do I have?

Selecting this solution really depends on the architects. The first thing I ask is why they think they need to upgrade and what it is that is... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Manager, Technical Systems at a healthcare company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Sep 06 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature for us, long-term, is the integration with VMware that we're going to be using. We're currently using AirWatch, we're... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The opportunity gained with the relationship we have now is limitless, as new features and products roll out, especially with today's... more»

What needs improvement?

If you want to get down to the nuts and bolts of room for improvement, we would really like them to look at what Nutanix did for day-one/day-two... more»

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

We purchased a VMware Enterprise agreement so vSAN was already included with what we had. It was just a smart choice, given where we were... more»

What other advice do I have?

You'd want to give it a 10 out of 10 based on what they're doing in the future, but if you always give a company a 10 they'll feel like they're... more»
IT2ced
Real User
IT Specialist at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Nov 06 2018

What is most valuable?

* Its data literacy gives us so much flexibility for our development group to be able to stay on task. * The solution integrates well with all... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The integration that it has with some of our data recovery tools, like Veeam, has been helpful. We just had an incident where we had to recover... more»

What needs improvement?

It is difficult to get acclimated to all the new features quickly. The onboard process could be improved to bring clients up to speed faster.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We were not using a previous solution. We had a lot of feedback from our developers that they were trying to improve their DevOps operation. We... more»

What other advice do I have?

The solution is a lifesaver. If you ever have some type of disaster and need to recover from it quickly, you can't get any better than this... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Infrastructure Program Manager at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 22 2017

What is most valuable?

* Speed of acquisition and ease of deployment * Shorter timeline from PO, to delivery, to operation than converged... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our company was in a high growth period, tripling in size within 30 months. Our demand was outstripping our ability to... more»

What needs improvement?

Performance was not bad, but it could be better. I never fielded complaints from developers or users, but benchmark... more»

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

I wasn’t directly involved in the original purchase. My initial reaction was that we either overpaid or Nutanix was... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We previously used Vblocks for nearly everything, production and non-production, and we were in a high growth phase.... more»

What other advice do I have?

The market for hyper-converged is competitive and rapidly changing. Take a look around.
Ravindran Seeni
Real User
Head of IT at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 12 2018

How has it helped my organization?

With VxRail, there is a single vendor with the hardware, software, and maintenance. Thus, there is a single vendor with whom we can contact. With other products of HPE, you have to... more»

What needs improvement?

* They should add automation and activation going forward. * VxRail is missing some of the features that Nutanix has in its product. * Next release, we would like to see online... more»

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

Compare the VxRail product to Nutanix. Nutanix has more features, but its pricing is higher.

What other advice do I have?

Most important criteria when selecting a vendor: * Stability * Scalability * Technical background of the company * Price.

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