VMware vSAN Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of VMware vSAN competitors and alternatives
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
Sr. Systems Administrator at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 15 2017

What is most valuable?

The ease of managing this system! Recently added the All Flash CN3400F and oh my goodness are these nodes fast as lighting! I love having a private cloud for my organization. Public cloud will never care for my organizations data more than I do.

How has it helped my organization?

The inline dedupe and compression has allowed me to run all my servers and appliances (total 60) in an HA configuration while taking up just 8U of rack space (4x2U nodes). There is incredibly fast I/O and with the OmniCubes, my users are... more»

What needs improvement?

I gave it an excellent rating, thus I think it's well excellent! If there was anything I would like to see, it would be indexed backups. You have to hunt a bit if you have to restore a file. Index the backups and it would be perfect!
Nutanix
Real User
Manager Enterprise Cloud System Engineering at Amanox Solutions (S&T Group)
Jun 04 2018

What is most valuable?

Some years ago when we started working with Nutanix the solution was essentially a stable, user friendly hyper converged solution offering a less future rich version of what is now called the distributed storage fabric. This is what competing... more»

How has it helped my organization?

As a system integrators Nutanix offers a solution which is highly standardized that can be deployed in very timely fashion compared to legacy three tier-, converged generation one- and even most competing hyper converged solutions. This... more»

What needs improvement?

Nutanix has the potential to replace most of today's traditional storage solutions. These are classic hybrid SAN arrays Filers, newer All-Flash Arrays
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Consultant
Consultant
Nov 16 2017

What is most valuable?

* The ease of use and management. * The speed: It is extremely fast. * The price per value compared to other solutions, like Nutanix and SimpliVity.. * The HA, which means I have a copy of the VMs always available, and the moment a VM is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Before deploying the product, we did not have any enterprise IT infrastructure. Now, with the HC380 deployment, we succeeded in building all the required servers, organizing the data and protecting it, which has increased our operational... more»

What needs improvement?

Data protection and optimization: It is really weak. They do not offer deduplication or compression. Also, we do not have a real backup solution. It is just snapshots, which is forcing us to do automatic backups of the extremely important... more»

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