2018-05-31T09:49:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for VxRail?


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We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

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The price point needs improvement, certainly for smaller SMBs. The cost of it is still quite painful. I think all vendors should do a product which is capped either by terabytes, IOPs, or VM instances. It should be an SMB solution that's going to make hyper-converged solutions easier for SMBs to get hold of. It's fine for those big guys that have billions of dollars of budget, but not for customers who have barely a 100,000 dollars or pounds in budget.

2019-05-08T23:31:00Z
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We pay yearly for support. The cost was justified by now because it stays up and I don't have to constantly open tickets. I probably rebooted the system once or twice. We haven't replaced any discs in the storage, we haven't had to do any disc replacements, so it just runs. You pay a little more but you cut down on the maintenance.

2019-05-08T23:31:00Z
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Top 20Reseller

Most of the licensing cost is built into the solution since it's an appliance. You don't have to worry about additional licensing or support add-ons.

2019-05-08T23:31:00Z
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Real User

Compare the VxRail product to Nutanix. Nutanix has more features, but its pricing is higher.

2018-08-07T08:19:00Z
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Top 10Real User

Compare it to what you spent on your last solution. Look at other costs: Power, IT staff, time to manage the system, cost of expansion for the future versus current (all costs: human/power/kit).

2018-06-11T10:35:00Z
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Real User

Be mindful of your storage needs now and for the future.

2018-05-31T09:49:00Z
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