Sep 12 2022
I’m a CS trainee at a service provider company.
I am currently researching VxBlock and VxRack.
What are the differences and similarities between these two products?
Thank you for your help.
Aug 29 2022
Hi community members,
Can you share 2-3 main pain points you've been experiencing during the Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) solution buying process?
Also, how have you been able to overcome them?
Thanks for sharing your experience.
Jul 01 2022
Can you share a list of problems that Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) helps resolve for an enterprise? If applicable, please provide some concrete examples.
Currently, I'm am exploring HCI solutions and would like to hear your recommendations on the best open-source HCI in the market. Please explain why do you recommend this particular product.
What are the main architectural components of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure?
What are the main differences between the classic IT system and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure?
Can you share your thoughts on the advantages and disadvantages of deploying Hyper-Converged Infrastructure?
How do you decide it's time for your organization to implement/deploy Hyper-Converged Infrastructure?
If applicable, please specify some specific bullets that should help make this decision easier.
Thanks for the help!
Which is your recommended HCI solution in 2022: Nutanix Acropolis AOS, VMware vSAN or anything else?
Hi community, I work as a System Engineer at a large Financial Services company (size: 1000+ employees). Currently, I've been looking at the following HCI solutions: Nutanix Acropolis AOS and VMware vSAN. Which of them would you recommend to my company? Otherwise, should I explore any alterna... Read More »
Hi dear community members,
What top trends do you predict about HCI for 2022 and possibly beyond?
Hello, My environment is as follows: APP server Web servers SQL servers File servers We have 25 servers and 100 users. Use case: Production and Distribution Which Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI), in your opinion, is the best and the most suitable (for my environment) for a disas... Read More »
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?
Hi community members,
What are some important factors to keep in mind and to compare when choosing between HCI solutions?
Gaurav VyasAvailability, support, cost, compatibility and scalability, cloud readiness.
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?
What are key factors that businesses should take into consideration when choosing between traditional SAN and hyper-converged solutions?
Hi dear community members, What are the benefits of using cloud versus hyper-converged infrastructure? What should enterprises take into account when choosing between these storage options? Read More »
I work for a VAR and I have a customer who is interested in HCI but one of their requirements is segment routing. Segment routing is a forwarding paradigm that provides source routing, which means that the source can define the path that the packet will take. Segment routing still uses MPLS to... Read More »
A lot of community members are trying to decide between hyper-convergence vs. traditional server capabilities. How do you decide between traditional IT infrastructure, Converged Infrastructure (CI), and Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI)? What advice do you have for your peers? It's really ha... Read More »
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?
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 recommen... Read More »
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 competin... Read More »
Anyone running either Nutanix or Simplivity for graphic intense VDI usage? (i.e., Autodesk, Adobe)
I have to provide an answer on this question ever so often to customers gauging their pace with storage market. Looking from a business perspective [Companies are at risk of missing market opportunities and or failing to adapt to market trends]. As I sense customers readiness to... Read More »
There are a lot of vendors offering HCI solutions. What is the #1 most important criteria to look for when evaluating solutions?
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Updated: September 2022
- When evaluating Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, what aspect is the most important to look for?
- What is the biggest difference between SimpliVity and Nutanix
- What unique aspects of HCI does Nutanix provide that other HCI solutions do not?
- What's the best way to trial hyper-converged (HCI) solutions?
- Nutanix or Simplivity for Graphic Intense VDI Use?
- In which business category do you fit the trendy hyper-converged infrastructure?
- SAN vs. HCI: What should businesses know before choosing one over the other?
- Does any hyper-converged solution support segment routing?
- Should I Move to Hyper Converged? Why?
- What is the difference between converged and hyper-converged infrastructure?