VxRail Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of VxRail competitors and alternatives
Rubrik
Real User
Head of IT Infrastructure at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 25 2018

What do you think of Rubrik?

Primary Use Case Rubrik was purchased to replace our aging backup solution. Providing us an 'all-in-one' unit to manage backup, DR, and BC. • Improvements to My Organization Newly onboarded and very impressed. Removes all the headaches of a traditional three-tier backup solution. A little bit of fine tuning needed, but what product does not. • Valuable Features Single pane of glass interface Drives the back-end through a powerful, well-documented API. • Room for Improvement Error/fault reporting. When errors do occur, it can be a somewhat painful process to get to the bottom of issues. On the plus side, the support channel is fantastic. This means if you can't find out why, they will and quickly. • Use of Solution Still implementing. • Stability Issues No...
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
IT Systems Architect at BYU
Jun 22 2017

What is most valuable?

VM backup and recovery.

How has it helped my organization?

Prior to Simplivity, we struggled to complete weekly file server backups over the weekend, and full VM restores would take hours. With Simplivity we are able to backup file servers every 4 hours and restore them in less than 20 seconds. These... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see Simplivity come out with some sort of Simplivity Engineer certification, which would grant me the ability to handle the more technical issues on my own, without having to call support.
Real User
Solutions Architect at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
Sep 28 2016

What is most valuable?

I think performance and cost are the most valuable features of VMware Virtual SAN. We're stringing up an entire virtualization environment for VDI and RDSH through Horizon View. When we compared the cost of a traditional SAN versus VSAN,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I'm from the cloud virtualization side of things, so consolidating the data allowed us to set up the VSAN instead of a traditional SAN, and allowed us to do faster deployments without having to interact with as many teams. It's simplified our... more»

What needs improvement?

I know it's coming, but I'm really excited for the encryption. I know it's on the all-flash, which is fine, because we're migrating to that anyways. Nonetheless, the encryption would be great for at-rest data, because I don't want to rely on... more»

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