If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering VxFlex (VxRack FLEX), what would you say?
How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?
We use the on-premises deployment model. We're partners with the solution. It's a good product but the big issue is it must support different layers on hyper-visors because if a customer has something like Oracle databases that do not support VMware, there's an issue with the product. For a customer looking for VMware, VxRack is the best solution. If I need something better or different, Red Hat HyperV is an option, but there's no support. That's a big issue. If I was just looking at it as a VMware solution, I'd give it ten out of ten, but without the hypervisor support, I'd rate the solution eight out of ten.
We are planning to upgrade this system in three years, but in the meantime, we are happy with VxFlex. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.
Make sure that you have all the required information and that you actually do a full assessment before you design or implement a solution. You need to make sure of this so you will get the best possible performance out of the solution. If you don't have the correct information, it's going to take you a bit longer than normal to make sure it's installed correctly and performs in the ultimate areas. I would rate this as eight out of ten.
We use the on-premises deployment model. I'd rate the solution eight out of ten.
VxRack and VxRail are more or less the same solutions. VxRack is a more powerful solution than VxRail. People need to think about which technology will work for them. My opinion is that HP Hyperconvergence is a technology that perfectly suits customers dealing with the combination of future storage needs and, at the same time, keeping up their computing power. If a customer has to juggle these two, the hyper-convergence solutions are okay. It's a good solution. If the need for computing power is more important, we suggest that they focus more on a Software-Defined Storage solution like VMware vSAN or VMware VSA. Either way, the idea is to be able to increase infrastructure with the best efficiency as companies grow. I would rate this product a seven out of 10.
This solution is good for small-end businesses, but for high-level business, you may have to evaluate other solutions. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.
On a scale from 1 to ten, I will rate this solution an eight.
In terms of advice, I would say that your success using VxRail would depend on the business itself. For example, if you're a high tech company, VxRail is not going to be a good solution for such a company. The same applies if you are at some software house because you need a very strong kind of computation system. In this case, HP Synergy will be the best total solution. However, if you're environment it doesn't need that high computation, it's either VxRail or Nutanix will be the best solution for anyone. It depends on your mission. It depends on the business nature itself. For normal businesses, VxRail is a great option. For businesses that need high computation and stuff like that, VxRail will not serve them the way that they want. I would rate this solution as nine out of ten.
I would recommend others use VxFlex. I would rate the solution eight out of 10. I would rate it a 10 if they provided better integration with the other applications and offered a migration tool to easily migrate from Hyper-V.
This product offers stability and easy management. It's easy to learn how to work with the containers, especially for the Cloud solution. We only need only two staff to run it, two engineers with one team leader. The memory, the CPU, the bandwidth, the storage, everything is monitored, and controlled. You only need one staff member to monitor it in real-time. The traditional way, the servers were stored alone or next to each together. But currently, this solution is much easier. The modern way is very, very easy. I would advise that if you want a cost-effective hyper-converged solution, go with VxRack. The support is good and it's easy to manage and deploy. It's a cost-effective solution but it also depends on what the use case is. There may be a reason to choose other solutions over this solution. I would rate this solution an eight out of 10.