Nutanix Reviews

Samuel Rothenbühler
Real User
Lead Architect Enterprise Cloud - Member of the Management Board at Amanox Solutions at Amanox Solutions (S&T Group)
Nov 08 2018

What is most valuable?

Some years ago when we started working with Nutanix the solution was essentially a stable, user friendly hyper converged solution offering a less future rich version of what is now called the distributed storage fabric. This is what competing… more»

How has it helped my organization?

As a system integrator, Nutanix offers a highly standardized solution which can be deployed in timely fashion compared to legacy three-tier, generation one converged, and most competing hyper-converged solutions. This allows us to move quickly… more»

What needs improvement?

Nutanix has the potential to replace most of today's traditional storage solutions. These are classic hybrid SAN arrays (dual and multi controller), NAS Filers, newer All-Flash Arrays as well as any object, big data etc. use cases. For capacity… more»
Steffen Hornung
User
Data Consultant with 501-1,000 employees
May 08 2018

What is most valuable?

* Single click actions is definitely the most important. They were not even aware that they wanted this. * Performance was… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Any task with our servers which is painless because the system runs really fast. Our users are glad to be migrated to… more»

What needs improvement?

There are various areas, but all points that I could mention are under development and get to you free of charge with… more»

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

Setup cost is minor, pricing is quite a bit (we have a 7-node-cluster for about 450K EUR with 2 vGPU-nodes for Citrix) but… more»

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

Traditional storage on NetApp with ESX-Blades from Dell. We switched because of the simpler setup and easier scalability.

What other advice do I have?

Always check compatibility matrix before you upgrade to get a clear view what comes after your upgrade. I recently found… more»

Nutanix Questions

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Dec 10 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Nutanix vs VMware vSAN. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between Nutanix and VMware vSAN? Which of these two solutions would you recommend to… more»
Pat LaPointeWhen we were looking at replacing our server infrastructure of 10 physical boxes… more»
Bob WhitcombeI have written about this comparison before – the difference between Nutanix and… more»
Shu MookerjeeThe BIGGEST difference is that vSAN only runs on the ESX Hypervisor. Whereas… more»
Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is DataCore Virtual SAN vs Nutanix. One user says about DataCore Virtual SAN, "Mirroring is the most valuable feature because I can provide a high-level of service and optimize the use of obsolete storage." Another user says about Nutanix,… more»
Bob WhitcombeIn a two product comparison, three elements are required. A list of pros and… more»
Shadi KhouryI think Nutanix is suitable for medium companies because it is an appliance with… more»
Benjamin BodenheimI have used nutanix now for almost a year and the product just works. I sleep at… more»
AmitMehta
‎Senior IT Manager with 1,001-5,000 employees
Which is better in terms of functionality and management? 
Hector MaldonadoI been using VMware for long time and they have a very robust product that for… more»
Deb BerczynskiPlease see response below from Shane Hill, PMP Arrow SI Practice Manager, Data… more»
JeffreyThat depends on many factors and understanding where HCI is going today. The… more»
Greg-Mathias
IT Services Bureau Chief with 201-500 employees
Working for a state agency, we have to purchase off a state contract unless we can justify buying a product not on the contract. We have seen Nutanix and feel it is the hyper-converged infrastructure that will fill our needs. I need specific examples of what Nutanix provides that other competing… more»
Charles TustisonThere are a lot of players in this space and the market should make all of them… more»
Shailesh SurroopWe looked at EMC VXrail, Simplivity and a custom-designed solution based on EMC… more»
Quincy JohnsonIf you have multiple workloads that requires high performance you should also… more»
Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Sep 19 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Nutanix vs Simplivity. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between HPE SimpliVity and Nutanix? Which of these two solutions would you recommend… more»
reviewer543450in my position as Head of IT I have looked and compared both solutions about 3-4… more»
Ronald GrahamThe two biggest differences are that you can only run SimpliVity with VMware… more»
anush santhanamAbsolutely. I have architected solutions on both of these and here is my… more»

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