Top 8 Hyper-Converged (HCI) Tools
Nutanix Acropolis AOSVMware vSANVxRailHPE SimpliVityStarWind Virtual SANStarWind HyperConverged ApplianceCisco HyperFlex HX-SeriesDataCore SANsymphony SDS
Nutanix Acropolis AOS has very good stability.
You need to send commands through the command-line interface(CLI). This could be improved. The commands are done better in VMware.
VMware vSAN is easy to configure, with basic functionality and the customer can maintain the solution.
The most valuable features of VMware vSAN are that it receives updates frequently, has good compression, optimized storage, and they provide webinars on what is new. Additionally, the integration with third-party products is good and it is easy to manage.
We deploy VxRail systems to provide our customers with a distributed information solution. The customer was impressed because we delivered a serious data reduction. For example, we showed them that 10 terabytes on their traditional storage solution could be reduced to 1.5 terabytes in the VxRail systems. That's why the customers also like it so much,
The HPE SimpliVity disc compression is very valuable.
The solution has integrated backup features that are useful.
Virtual SAN runs on iSCSI, which is free and easy to configure. It's easy to manage from StarWind's GUI console, and it only required a few extra switch ports.
The pricing and discounts given by Starwind on the hardware were unmatched.
The low cost of this solution has also made a big difference in our budget, which has been very helpful.
Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series is simple to use, user-friendly and has been best for our purposes.
The most valuable feature of Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series is its performance.
The solution's most valuable feature is its versatility, with there being support for all new hardware technologies and platforms, disc mirroring and very effective auto tiering.
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Hi community, How does hyper-converged differ from converged? Is one better than the other? When would one choose converged, rather than hyper-converged? Are there pros and cons to each type of solution?
Question: When evaluating Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, what aspect is the most important to look for?
There are a lot of vendors offering HCI solutions. What is the #1 most important criteria to look for when evaluating solutions? Help your peers cut through the vendor hype and make the best decision.
From my own research, it seems that Converged Infrastructure relies on hardware, whereas Hyper-Converged Infrastructure is software-based. What does this mean in practical terms? What are the pros and cons of each?
We all know that it's important to conduct a trial and/or proof-of-concept as part of the buying process. Do you have any advice for the community about the best way to conduct a trial or POC? How do you conduct a trial effectively? Are there any mistakes to avoid?
Hi community, What are key factors that businesses should take into consideration when choosing between traditional SAN and hyper-converged solutions?