VxRail Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars
Rodney barnhardt li?1414331737
Real User
Server\Storage Administrator at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 22 2017

What is most valuable?

Being able to perform upgrades and check the system through the VxRail Manager has been very helpful. It allows files to be uploaded, performs a pre-check against the system, then upgrades the appliance from the hardware up through the VMware... more»

How has it helped my organization?

At a remote location where physical servers were deployed in order to address latency or process delays, one of these appliances is now installed and a low cost virtual environment is in place. This has also allowed snapshot backups to be... more»

What needs improvement?

My main issue so far is that the installation created a default datacenter name of "Marvin" and it cannot be changed. This can be a problem with multiple device\location deployments where all of the names are "Marvin".
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Infrastructure Senior Specialist at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
Nov 14 2017

What do you think of VxRail?

Improvements to My Organization With SSD cache managed by vSAN technology, all servers have a much faster experience. • Valuable Features vSAN: It is the most valuable Software Defined Storage ever to manage all storage workloads, and also offers high availability. • Room for Improvement It still has compatibility issues with the latest version of VMware vSphere 6.5. In fact, we spend around six months waiting for a confirmation and firmware upgrade to confirm this step. • Stability Issues Only in replication using native RP4VM software. • Scalability Issues No issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support They are always in touch with us doing whatever they can. • Previous Solutions I used to use traditional infrastructure (blade servers and SAN...


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What is VxRail?

VxRail is the only fully integrated, preconfigured, and pre-tested VMware hyper-converged infrastructure appliance family on the market. Based on VMware’s vSphere and Virtual SAN, and EMC software, VxRail delivers an all-in-one IT infrastructure transformation by leveraging a known and proven building block for the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC).

With the power of a whole SAN in just two rack units, they provide a simple, cost effective hyper-converged solution for a wide variety of applications and workloads. VxRail Appliances deliver resiliency, QoS, and centralized management functionality enabling faster, better, and simpler management of consolidated workloads, virtual desktops, business-critical applications, and remote office infrastructure.

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VxRail customers

World Wide Technology Inc, Renault Sport Formula One Team, 8x8 Inc, Brownes, Canadian Pacific, Canopy, Denton, EDF, Unilin, Xerox

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