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We performed a comparison between Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter and Nutanix Prism based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Virtualization Management Tools solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter vs. Nutanix Prism report (Updated: September 2022).
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"My experience with the solution's technical support was perfect. They are so knowledgeable, all of them. They don't take any chances."

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"We can also manage our disaster recovery plan from a single console.""The auto-update option is a valuable feature for us.""The most valuable feature of Nutanix Prism is the single location management. You can manage everything from one location HTML5 web interface which is highly intuitive. The solution is easy to use, you do not need to be an expert in storage.""It can combine computing, storage and networks in a single location.""Nutanix Prism is very fast compared to VMware and whatever you need to do, you can do it quickly.""One valuable aspect of Nutanix Prism is how easy it is to set up. The setup process is useful to us because all we need to do is to set some variables and go with the recommended settings.""The features that I have found most valuable are its storage flexibility, linear scalability, and perhaps ease of use and powerful support.""Nutanix Prism is very simple to use compared to other products. I have tried a number of tools, including VMware ESXi. Nutanix Prism is much simpler to use and we feel data transfers in it are very fast."

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"When something breaks, it's not easy for us to fix. I'm running a banking solution at my company and when there's a problem, I need to be proactive and quick to resolve the problem immediately."

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"The pricing could be improved.""It doesn't integrate very well with any backup solution.""There are no firewall policies.""One problem I faced when creating a VM and adding a hard disk to is that Nutanix Prism did not allow me to reduce that VM's hard disk.""Nutanix does not support all of the Linux distributions, so we have to use VMware in some cases.""Nutanix Prism could improve by having more features or configurations in the web interface. We should not have to use the command-line interface(CLI). For some clients using the CLI can be difficult.""Prism is not very user-friendly, particularly in its upgrade process, compared to vSAN.""There is a bug with the HTML5 interface."

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  • "This product is cheaper than using VMware."
  • "The license we bought for Nutanix Prism is perpetual, so once you have it, you can keep on using it. It's a three-year license that's paid one time. The license we have covers the three-node cluster."
  • "The license for Prism is costlier than other VMs."
  • "We have spent a lot of money on the Nutanix solution with Prism. Yet, for this amount of money we could be buying high-end storage with a lot of IOPS and bandwidth, even more than with Nutanix."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:My experience with the solution's technical support was perfect. They are so knowledgeable, all of them. They don't take any chances.
    Top Answer:Veeam should work more closely with vCenter. Sometimes the Veeam backup can cause errors that can affect some of operations within the VMware machines. I cannot say whether the bug is with VMware or… more »
    Top Answer:The primary use case for this solution is HA and management.
    Top Answer:I like the general usability for general configuration. It is sufficient for everyday operations.
    Top Answer:When compared with VMware, it is an overpriced solution for basic features, but for a highly complex project, its price very adequate.
    Top Answer:The life cycle management or LCM feature is the most complicated. It takes really long and is unpredictable for our use cases. They should provide more detailed information about the kind of LCM to go… more »
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    Also Known As
    OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter , Dell Management Plug-in for VMware vCenter
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    Experience the rich, unified and comprehensive management of physical and virtual infrastructure with OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter and the advanced management features of Dell PowerEdge servers. By providing unique cluster-level hardware views directly within vCenter, the OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter plug-in enables easy scaling and a streamlined process for applying updates to multiple Dell hosts in a single workflow.

    Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence. The result is predictable performance, cloud-like infrastructure consumption, robust security, and seamless application mobility for a broad range of enterprise applications.

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    Sample Customers
    FAW Foundry, Viasat
    JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, SAIC Volkswagen
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company16%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Financial Services Firm21%
    Computer Software Company14%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Consumer Goods Company14%
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Company Size
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise56%
    Small Business45%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise35%
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise66%
    Buyer's Guide
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    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about VMware, IBM, Nutanix and others in Virtualization Management Tools. Updated: September 2022.
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    Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter is ranked 7th in Virtualization Management Tools with 1 review while Nutanix Prism is ranked 4th in Virtualization Management Tools with 14 reviews. Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter is rated 8.0, while Nutanix Prism is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter writes "Quick and easy deployment; great recovery". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nutanix Prism writes "Easy setup process, but confusing database configuration and poor support". Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter is most compared with VMware Aria Operations, VMware vSphere, Veeam ONE and IBM Turbonomic, whereas Nutanix Prism is most compared with Zabbix, Cisco UCS Manager, VMware Aria Operations, Nutanix Cloud Manager Intelligent Operations and PRTG Network Monitor.

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