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For us, there are no extra costs above the standard licensing fees.
There are costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.
The solution is expensive - not only the hardware costs but server costs too. And the more you scale, the more expensive it gets.
The price of HPE Hyper Converged is too high if I compare the product with a traditional solution or an alternative like SimpliVity. I have to pay the licensing for the CPU on top of the software and device costs.
When I look at the TCO of this solution is this much better compared to my old traditional environment
Pricing with Dell EMC is double the price which I paid for HPE. However, in the end, Dell EMC is double in performance. This is not an apple to apple comparison though, as I have a four node from Dell EMC and a three node. I don't feel VxRail is that expensive.
What do you like most about HPE Hyper Converged?
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