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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»
Aaron Reiss
Real User
Infrastructure Engineer at Boys Town
Sep 21 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are ease of deployment and ease of management. If you compare it to other software-defined storage products, it's much easier. It's a checkbox. It's lot... more»

What needs improvement?

The Snapshots feature looks pretty cool, so that will be nice to have. External storage would be a good thing to have in the next release, something other than iSCZI, something a... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We were having some problems with another software-defined storage vendor so we switched to vSAN. We had problems with the previous vendor's support. While I have never talked to... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would ask a colleague who is looking at this type of solution, "Do you need storage for VMs?" Hands-down, if you need storage for VMs, vSAN is your option. If you need a SAN for... more»
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KeithBraithwaite
Real User
Manager, Corp IT Infrastructure at Domo
Jun 05 2018

What is most valuable?

The ease of setting up our DR site with SimpliVity. It was very simple. I did not have to set up a separate storage, server, and networking... more»

How has it helped my organization?

There are three big improvements that SimpliVity brought to our organization: * The ability to quickly and reliably create and maintain a... more»

What needs improvement?

I would love it if the solution would auto data balance within the cluster. It is possible, and eventually, it will be likely that certain nodes... more»

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

Upfront costs seems high at first look, but after analyzing all the benefits of SimpliVity, we have come out ahead.

Which solutions did we use previously?

I previously used a traditional virtualization stack with a SAN, compute, and network layers. I switched because, at the time, we had no DR... more»

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