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What needs improvement with Dell EMC vSAN Ready Nodes?


Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Dell EMC vSAN Ready Nodes.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 5MSP

They have to be more compatible. When you are looking at Nutanix versus vSan with VMware, the operating system licenses are often difficult for those people in the mid-tier organizations that do not have access to ELAs. They are heading in the right direction and moving to integrate everything with a hybrid cloud, and moving workloads back and forth. Also, the scalability could be better.

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Top 20Real User

The initial setup is slightly complex and could be improved. Compatibility with other hardware nodes needs to be improved. I want to be able to mix and match the hardware nodes if I am elsewhere and continue using hyper-converged.

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Top 5Consultant

I think the upgrades could be improved. If you compare it to other HCI solutions, like VxRail, the upgrade process is fully automated whereas on vSAM ReadyNodes it's a bit complicated and we have to do it manually. Finding some way to automate this process to make it a smarter, more perfect solution would be an improvement, it would make the solution more flexible, easier to administer, and would make my life easier.

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