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2018-05-31T09:49:00Z

What is your primary use case for VxRail?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We have VxRail for Hyperconverged infrastructure for our Windows and Linux VMs. We have the vRealize Suite which helps us with lifecycle management and forecasting our environments.

2021-10-16T11:42:31Z
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Top 20Real User

I work in the tendering and bidding department. We study the fees and propose a solution based on the customer requirements. Over the last three years, most of our clients have been migrating to hyper-converged environments. I worked with most of the hyper-converged vendors regarding implementation, pricing, and reviewing the technical write-up.

2021-09-23T23:43:20Z
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Top 20Real User

We are system integrators and IT providers.

2021-09-21T16:56:24Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

For small companies that want to have several nodes and a lot of computing with a small amount of storage for databases and SQLs, this solution works well. They can use it to replicate the data.

2021-09-10T14:22:18Z
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Top 5Real User

We mainly use the solution for our data center equipment. As with SimpliVity, the solution concerns itself with storage, networking and virtualization resources.

2021-09-02T12:03:46Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We're using three nodes appliance.

2021-07-24T15:04:49Z
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Top 20Real User

I don't know which version we are using. I use VxRail as a VDI solution in my environment.

2021-06-19T08:25:29Z
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Top 20Real User

We are using this solution for our business-critical application.

2021-05-22T15:17:50Z
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Top 20Real User

We implement VxRail E560F for our customers who are based in the Middle East. We are Dell partners and I'm a system engineer. The customer has scalability requirements and wants an easily adoptable solution for their data center which can be integrated into their HO IT Infrastructure and can be managed remotely, with the least amount of OpEx at the branch office.

2021-04-19T15:56:00Z
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Top 5Real User

I am working for a service provider, we provide IT services for our customer in Egypt. I have deployed this solution in approximately 10 companies. The solution provides many components into one box for data centers.

2021-04-06T15:34:19Z
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Top 20Real User

Our primary use case for VxRail right is deploying management systems. We are trying to consolidate some infrastructure.

2021-02-24T13:34:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We primarily use the solution for hyper-converged infrastructure. It's a four-node cluster that has internal storage and the solution has combined all four nodes via vSAN. vSAN is software, a software-defined storage software from which we can combine our four-node storage and other resources into one virtual storage tool. It's a software-defined model. We are using it for surrounding applications, not for core applications. For core applications, we are using Power Systems and IBM Cloud Storage.

2021-02-20T03:36:47Z
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Top 20Real User

The big portion of it is the VDIs, XenDesktop VDIs. I would say that our biggest deployment for VDI is approximately 15,000 users. Our team actually maintains the solution and deploys the updates, etc. We have two people that handle all maintenance-related issues. Mostly me but I have support from another person.

2021-02-20T01:23:04Z
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Real User

We use VxRail for VDI and for our production environment hosted on VMware. Within our organization, there are roughly 3,000 employees that use this solution.

2021-02-19T13:34:45Z
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Real User

We have some virtual machines for the active directory, some virtual machines for security like firewalls, and some for other security. We have some other solutions here that are on virtual machines, such as our web page. Its applications and some functions are on virtual machines, too. Some solutions are internal solutions and I think they are going to setup a SaaS solution here in our cluster. We have about three more clusters here and it's around 20 terabytes.

2021-02-10T19:50:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Our goal is to deploy a new CITRIX environment - migration from actual legacy model (hardware) to this new solution.

2021-01-28T15:58:54Z
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Top 10Real User

The general use case for VxRail was to deal with the obsolescence because the current infra was not adequate to deal with the licensing and the support as we were running on the older hardware and the ESX version, and being a manufacturing site we didn't have a good level of redundancy. We have two server rooms there. But if we lose one server room, we will not be able to run all our workload from the existing server room. So we deployed the V Service cluster during this deployment, wherein we have four modes in total in each room, and in the corporate data center. We also deployed a backup solution with the Data Domain application. Then even if we lose one server room we have all the backup data in the other server room. So now at least we have local redundancy. So the main use case is redundancy, obsolescence, better architecture, better throughput, and better back up time. Pfizer was not very responsive after we did the VxRail with the vCenter architecture with the upgraded styles. So we got feedback that Pfizer was responding well. Their help was good. Also the backup time is good. Pfizer has the 1.5 PV. It used to take five to six hours on the back up but now it takes almost half of the time. So we are saving back up time and throughput is good. After deploying we have been getting some good benefits. Even the local businesses are happy with this solution. So we are now deploying VxRail to more manufacturing sites.

2021-01-25T16:54:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use the solution for high volumes of data transfer and accessing and processing that data.

2021-01-15T13:05:38Z
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Top 20Real User

We use VxRail to host our SAP ERP system.

2021-01-14T22:04:36Z
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Top 20Real User

Our company is global. We have a wide range of customers and clients in many countries. Our customers who use VxRail are typically big companies. Some of our customers are in the banking sector and use VxRail because they're concerned about using automated software for updates, upgrades, etc. VxRail is for a specific category, mostly for banking, oil, and gas — a few others sectors as well.

2021-01-08T21:40:19Z
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Top 20Real User

I use VxRail with VMware VCF. The requirement is to have a private cloud to provide services for users.

2020-12-14T20:07:19Z
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Top 20Reseller

We use it for provisioning the applications for customers. There are no specific sets of installations for using the solutions. We meet the customers' needs through their requests.

2020-12-11T13:26:00Z
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Real User

We use it for our data center.

2020-12-09T16:10:00Z
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Top 20Reseller

Normally customers are looking to move to data centers that are modern. We have a request for upgrades from old storage and media to something new. We consolidate old solutions and simplify the way the client manages their data center.

2020-11-26T13:09:49Z
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Top 5MSP

I'm a reseller. I've been selling VxRail as well as Nutanix for about one to two years. My customers use this solution as a virtualization server for general virtualization and also for VDI. I am currently selling versions 70 and 71.

2020-11-25T06:27:45Z
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Top 20Real User

We have four nodes. We're using it for our VMware infrastructure.

2020-11-24T11:25:20Z
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Top 20Real User

We primarily use the solution for general computing. We have everything on it and anything that's licensed is on it. We have our file servers, database servers, applications servers, web servers, etc., on it. Anything that fits on it basically.

2020-11-20T17:06:20Z
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Top 5Reseller

We primarily use the solution as a platform for all of the virtual platforms using VMware. We change the traditional infrastructure and don't sell any servers anymore. We're now selling appliances and VxRail and change the traditional platform to the hyper-converged platform.

2020-11-17T18:28:27Z
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Top 20Real User

We primarily use the solution to run the loudmouth to host our virtual server's core courses.

2020-11-07T15:50:23Z
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Top 20Real User

Our primary use case is for VDI processes.

2020-11-02T06:13:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use this solution mainly as a middleware application. We work in banking and use VxRail to run all of our mid-layer applications.

2020-08-23T08:17:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Most of our customers are Microsoft customers, so they are all seeking their own application servers on top of VMware. I'm a senior engineer infrastructure solutions and we are partners with VxRail.

2020-08-04T07:26:16Z
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Top 20Real User

In medium-sized installations, many of our customers require a reasonably-priced solution to replace legacy computer storage. Those are the customers who we are suggesting using the VxRail solution to. If the customer is building a data center using VMware, we are recommending VxRail because of the VMware compatibility. Medium set-ups can be used in a large enterprise but only when they need this solution as a smaller part of their environment. It works well for small setups or medium setups, or for new application setups.

2020-08-02T08:16:49Z
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Real User

We primarily deploy the solution to medium-sized businesses from different markets, from automotive to sales to medical, etc.

2020-07-22T08:17:31Z
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Top 20Real User

The solution is primarily used as a general data center and VDI.

2020-07-22T08:17:31Z
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Top 20Real User

We used it for hosting on the infrastructure.

2020-06-15T07:34:00Z
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Real User

The primary use for this solution is storage refresh, where you want to take advantage of the HCI functionality and/or bringing in another tier of storage.

2019-10-01T13:37:00Z
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Reseller

The primary use case for this solution is that we usually propose this to consolidate the compute and storage into the same hardware, basically moving away from traditional infrastructure to a more elastic cloud-based infrastructure.

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

We use it to consolidate our data center footprint.

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

We use this solution for middle customers and headquarters. It's very scalable and works fine. I can roll out the system in thirty minutes and the customer can work with it.

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

I use VxRail in my DR site, so it houses my virtual infrastructure. I also use it for storage.

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

We use it in a infrastructure in a box-style setup for onsite deployments. We take certain assets to remote locations and record data for whatever sorties that they are doing.

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

We use it for storing all the information for our gaming and distribution software.

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

It is for small-to-medium businesses, who are looking to simplify IT effectively, reduce costs, and make it easier to maintain their whole lifecycle process.

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

It is part of the VMware stack for our data center and cloud.

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

The primary use case is that it is used as a tools pod where we can easily deploy our tools for any particular client on-premise. These tools include server management tools, storage management tools, network management tools (like SolarWinds), and other types of products (like Nagios), so we can put them in one place. We also work with Red Hat Satellite, WSUS, and all the particular tools that our teams need to manage to operate environments for clients.

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

A hyper-converged solution, for SME and entry-level business, easy and fast to deploy and can be used for many use cases.

2019-01-16T06:02:00Z
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Real User

We use it for our applications, which are all homeward applications and on a Windows-based server. VxRail has performed well so far.

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

Our primary use case is company growth, where storage an compute is growing fast. VDI is due to be deployed imminently

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

For use with our on-premise infrastructure.

2018-05-31T09:49:00Z
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