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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Reviews

Chris Childerhose
Real User
Solutions Engineer at ThinkON
Feb 11 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are - 1. Ease of setup 2. Ease of Management with Web UI 3. InfoSight - analytics sight that… more»

How has it helped my organization?

These arrays perform very well and have allowed us to move many physical servers to virtual and run them from the Nimble… more»

What needs improvement?

No areas require improvement at this time. The arrays run very well and updates are flawless when completing.

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

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Previously used Dell Equilogic arrays but they were end of life.

What other advice do I have?

Given the chance to evaluate Nimble it is highly recommended. Their CASL architecture is very fast and being able to get… more»
Omar Sánchez (Mr.Tech)
Consultant
Information Security Advisor, CISO & CIO, Docutek Services at Docutek Services
May 15 2018

What is most valuable?

For the converged system, HANA for SAP. OneView is very good too.

How has it helped my organization?

It begins with a simpler installation. It provides a more advanced way to approach enterprise IT. It's still a nightmare, like every other… more»

What needs improvement?

We don't have any problems with it at the technology level. I can't think of any improvements they can make. I think they are doing pretty much… more»

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

Pricing is good. We have not calculated what hyper-converged infrastructure has brought us but I think there has to be some lower cost for us… more»

What other advice do I have?

I don't think we are completely happy but we are not completely unhappy. We are right in the middle. It's not the system, it's the people behind… more»
Justin Brooks
Real User
Systems Engineer III at a logistics company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 14 2018

What is most valuable?

* The backup and recovery is very fast, effective, and easy to use. * The ability to manage the environment without special consoles or interfaces is a plus. * Managing storage… more»

How has it helped my organization?

SimpliVity has provided our organization with a cost effective DR/data protection solution. Training time has be reduced due to SimpliVity's seamless integration with vCenter Flex and… more»

What needs improvement?

* SimpliVity needs to improve the support for native backups, like SQL and Exchange. * File level restores work well, but indexing will help make the process faster. * SimpliVity… more»

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

HPE has decided to sell the solution in all-flash configurations, which may not be as cost effective for smaller mid-market enterprises. It has helped to reduce our VMware licensing… more»
Brandon Koenigsknecht
Real User
Solutions Engineer at Data Strategy
May 08 2018

What is most valuable?

Our first impressions were: * The simplicity * The speed at which it works * It worked right the first time, out-of-the-box. These are what really caught my eye. Working with other… more»

How has it helped my organization?

I see this fitting into a lot of our customer profiles, as they are starting to make the transition from a traditional, monolithic, waterfall model into a DevOps CI/CD model. This… more»

What needs improvement?

Ironically, most of the features that we might have wanted to see were already introduced in the product announcement today, from what we saw in the beta, which was kind of cool. You… more»

What other advice do I have?

We have been using it for just over a month now. I give it a solid eight out of 10 at this point, mostly because I do not know what is coming out at release and what is coming next. I… more»

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Questions

Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Nimble Storage vs Pure Storage. One user says about Nimble Storage, "InfoSight, Nimble snapshotting and replications, as well as the zero-byte cloning, are invaluable to us as a company and has greatly improved our offerings to clients… more»
reviewer725136These are my experiences with both storage arrays: Nimble has recently been… more»
Reviewer117139This is anonymous feedback. I don’t want my name plastered all over the… more»
Tahera CapriettaHands down Pure Storage over Nimble. The main reasons I choose Pure are for all… more»
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Content Specialist
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Chaan BeardActually the answer is neither. VNX and 3Par are both technology best described… more»
anush santhanamHaving significant experience with both products, here is what I would suggest… more»
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Harmeet Sohal
User at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Jan 18 2019
How does HPE 3PAR Flash Storage differ from INFINIDAT InfiniBox? Which do you recommend?
Jean Louis Ferrie
User
Which hypervisor(s) are supported with HPE Simplivity?Thank you. 

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