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Dan Withrow
Real User
Senior Manager of Engineering at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 02 2018

What is most valuable?

All features of the product are valuable, depends on the situation. I have used all of the features at one time or... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Allowed us to maintain a desired level of high availability between our XenServer farms. Increased our response time to... more»

What needs improvement?

Integrated workload balancing and virtual switch management that doesn't require another virtual appliance to control.

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

Cannot answer this question; but the product is free, you only need to purchase a license if you want commercial level... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

VMWare was the previous solution, we switched to lower our licensing costs and support costs.

What other advice do I have?

Test, Test, Test as with any product, make sure it will accomplish what you expect. Citrix XenServer is not marketed... more»
greg_francis
Real User
IT Manager at a construction company with 51-200 employees
Feb 22 2018

What is most valuable?

Easy to use for all skill levels No client required (web-based) Optional clients (Win/Mac) for file synchronization... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Prior to ShareFile, we had an FTP site, which was much more challenging to maintain and users had difficulty accessing... more»

What needs improvement?

Reporting features could be better Support could be better; we don't usually need it but I have read a number of... more»

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

Our pricing used to be based on user-count, bandwidth and storage. The pricing model has been greatly simplified... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used a pretty basic FTP site. It was very limited and users struggled with it. We also had some substantial storage... more»

What other advice do I have?

There are now very few issues with anyone accessing the files they need to get access to. It is so much better than our... more»
Richard Hussain
Real User
Solutions Architect, Virtualization
May 29 2018

What is most valuable?

As an architect, I have deployed it in so many areas. Some like to use the SSL portion of it, others, they use the load-balancing. It does a lot... more»

What needs improvement?

The customization has always been a key area where some improvements are required. In the beginning, everything was for customizing the outer... more»

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

It is true that it is a bit pricey compared to newer technologies coming to the market. For example, A10 is a load balancer that does everything... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

It's not that I have used other solutions, it's just that in most environments where I have had to do my job or to come up with solutions as a... more»

What other advice do I have?

Every product keeps improving every day and every year. The reason this has been a big technology piece in most data centers is because of the... more»

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Jun 30 2018
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