VxRack System Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of VxRack System competitors and alternatives
Nutanix
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 Sharing * Acropolis Block Service * Strong support

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 storage became one, so it became easier to manage. There was no need to worry about SLAs, as it had great resiliency

What needs improvement?

Our challenge has been to simplify our data center, reduce OPEX, easily scale out, and improve agility. Here are some improvements that we would like to see: * Reduce our data center footprint. * Reduce its power consumption. * Make it easier... more»
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 to contact individual vendors, it's all one solution. We can contact one person, get support over... more»

What needs improvement?

Additional features would be more visibility into the overall infrastructure and what's happening with the VMs.
Real User
Integration & IT at a energy/utilities company with 11-50 employees
Aug 01 2018

What do you think of VMware vSAN?

Primary Use Case VMware was used to manage multiple servers in a DMZ for an eCormerce service (Coy). VMware made the server management, migration and backup/maintenance efficient. • Improvements to My Organization The management of servers was easy from a central standpoint. The server rooms were less cluttered as servers were virtual and easy to manage. • Valuable Features The migration of servers feature makes server rack maintenance easy. • Room for Improvement It is a memory intensive app, which should be improved. Also, the server files are larger than before. • Use of Solution Three to five years.

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