2018-02-27T01:39:00Z

What do you like most about Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series?

Julia Miller - PeerSpot reviewer
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ST
Reseller
Top 5
2023-09-18T13:53:39Z
Sep 18, 2023

It's easy to get the tool started.

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KD
Real User
Top 20
2023-08-17T10:26:19Z
Aug 17, 2023

It is a stable solution...It is a scalable solution.

LG
Real User
Top 20
2023-04-13T17:23:00Z
Apr 13, 2023

It is a stable and scalable solution.

KD
Real User
Top 20
2023-03-23T07:29:18Z
Mar 23, 2023

Deduplication is a valuable feature available in Cisco HyperFlex.

Myint Aung - PeerSpot reviewer
Reseller
Top 20
2023-02-03T23:49:20Z
Feb 3, 2023

Cisco offers very good quality.

Nuno Mendes - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Top 10
2022-12-01T21:58:12Z
Dec 1, 2022

With our four HyperFlex HX hosts (consisting of processor, memory, and disk), the performance is very fast and we have no problems at all. In all of the five years that we have been using HyperFlex, we haven't needed to increase our budget to buy additional hosts.

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AS
Real User
Top 5
2022-10-26T14:31:47Z
Oct 26, 2022

The implementation process is okay.

EA
Real User
Top 20
2022-09-27T12:52:33Z
Sep 27, 2022

I like Cisco Intersight.

Ashok Braganza - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Top 5
2022-09-08T13:51:00Z
Sep 8, 2022

It is helpful as a backup solution.

SR
Real User
Top 5
2022-09-05T16:44:31Z
Sep 5, 2022

The workload can handle anything and has an extended capacity.

Kalpesh Savaliya - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Top 5
2022-08-26T10:35:45Z
Aug 26, 2022

The initial setup is easy.

HT
Real User
Top 20
2022-08-09T18:44:52Z
Aug 9, 2022

Support is very responsive.

Devendra-Singh - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Top 10
2022-07-13T09:34:25Z
Jul 13, 2022

The most valuable feature of Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series is the integration with everything in a much smoother, such as in physical and virtual environments. VMware NSX is a simpler solution but, Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series is more robust compared to VMware NSX.

EM
Real User
Top 5
2022-07-10T15:42:49Z
Jul 10, 2022

It's very easy to integrate with the ACI network.

Md Shahnewaj Hossain - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Top 20
2022-05-26T10:02:38Z
May 26, 2022

Offers very good data protection and provides system uptime availability effectively.

AA
Reseller
Top 10
2022-05-22T06:14:36Z
May 22, 2022

The solution scales extremely well.

AJ
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2022-05-03T06:51:07Z
May 3, 2022

The most valuable feature is full integration with Cisco API and UCS, which means you can have complete networking and storage from Cisco.

WK
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2022-03-15T17:18:37Z
Mar 15, 2022

I find the usability very valuable.

FV
Consultant
2022-01-20T10:25:23Z
Jan 20, 2022

Great integration with backup software.

MP
Real User
2022-01-13T17:20:05Z
Jan 13, 2022

Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series is simple to use, user-friendly and has been best for our purposes.

MM
Real User
2021-05-13T19:05:05Z
May 13, 2021

The most valuable feature is that you can manage the whole cluster from the traffic interconnect.

MA
Real User
2021-05-11T14:20:05Z
May 11, 2021

The technical support has been very good for this solution.

BhaveshParmar - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Top 10
2022-01-05T07:20:52Z
Jan 5, 2022

The most valuable feature of Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series is its performance.

MZ
Real User
Top 10
2021-12-24T10:20:00Z
Dec 24, 2021

We are providing this solution for the customer or converting the customer from a traditional environment to a hyper-converged environment which consolidates all management and support on a single port. This is the main benefit of using the hyper-converged versus the traditional.

BP
MSP
Top 20
2021-12-07T04:13:48Z
Dec 7, 2021

The solution is stable.

SS
Real User
2021-10-05T14:08:00Z
Oct 5, 2021

Performance-wise, everything is good. So far, we haven't had any issues. There has been no downtime at all.

SS
Real User
2021-08-02T12:34:56Z
Aug 2, 2021

The price of the solution is good, especially when it comes to complex network solutions, such as UCS and Connect.

AE
Real User
2021-07-01T14:41:10Z
Jul 1, 2021

Overall, the solution is extremely easy, flexible and secure.

AA
Real User
2021-06-03T09:55:27Z
Jun 3, 2021

The scalability of the product is quite good overall - as long as you plan correctly from the outset.

AK
Reseller
2021-04-30T19:56:25Z
Apr 30, 2021

The management feature is the solution's most valuable aspect.

MS
MSP
2021-04-24T07:09:25Z
Apr 24, 2021

The solution is easy to use and to learn. It is well integrated with VMware.

AR
Real User
2021-03-26T19:45:19Z
Mar 26, 2021

It is very scalable. It is also very secure. Cisco's security portfolio is integrated with it, which makes it secure.

It is a platform-based device. Its performance is also fairly good in comparison to any other solution.

HN
Real User
2021-02-18T06:09:29Z
Feb 18, 2021

Stretch cluster allows us to warranty a service for the customer.

RR
Real User
2020-12-21T13:42:35Z
Dec 21, 2020

It's very easy to use and quite a mature product.

MZ
Real User
2020-12-07T12:17:00Z
Dec 7, 2020

Its most valuable feature is its flexibility.

PankajKumar12 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
Top 10
2020-11-17T20:36:00Z
Nov 17, 2020

It is a complete package. For any kind of on-premises hyper-converged solution, we usually have to separate networks, but Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series is a complete solution. It has its own network and storage. The storage part is the most valuable feature.

RR
Real User
2019-06-19T08:37:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

The integration between the storage and the server applications is the most valuable feature of this solution. It cuts down on the necessity to buy a secondary storage system.. It saves money in the long-run.

JM
Real User
2019-06-19T08:37:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

The most valuable features of this solution are scalability, performance, and reliability. It scales well inside of a large data center.

RP
Real User
2019-06-19T08:37:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

The most valuable feature for our company is that it works internally. We have a lot of internal projects for optimization.

AK
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

Cisco HyperFlex is helping us to put everything in centrally so that we can manage in one place.

DR
Consultant
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

The ease of use and the graphical user interface (GUI) are two of the most valuable features of this solution.

DR
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

Easily facilitates remote work opportunities with storage and compute resources.

DA
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

It allows us to authorize our residents to come in using their own personal devices to access any of our clinical applications and ensure that the PHI is secure and protected.

ZA
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

The product is easy to manage and flexible for upgrading without major changes.

NM
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

It increases efficiency, decreases the cost, and manages the network in one single way. That's the most important thing.

CW
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

The most valuable feature is that it is something small that can be more easily deployed than a full data center set of servers.

BM
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

Cisco HyperFlex HX has improved the way our organization functions on the storage side by having one big storage space for hosting VMs. We do not have to provision other ones. That's a positive aspect of it.

EF
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

On the VDI side, because the storage is local to the HyperFlex, it was very easy and convenient. The performance is exceptional.

MP
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

Cisco technical support is very skilled. From what I've had to access, there were quick responses and the necessary escalation.

JJ
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

The speed, storage, and management are the most valuable features.

AT
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

The most valuable features of this solution are the connectivity, consistency, and that we now have fewer vulnerabilities on the network.

KG
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

The most valuable feature of Cisco HyperFlex HX is that it is self-contained.

BS
Real User
2019-06-19T08:36:00Z
Jun 19, 2019

Cisco HyperFlex HX has improved the way our organization functions in the way that the time to deliver a VM takes me five minutes. In comparison, my cloud team's response is a couple of days based on all their overhead policies, procedures, and ticket requests. This is substantial.

MH
Real User
2019-03-05T06:21:00Z
Mar 5, 2019

The UCS, which is by far the best management tool there is on the market, regardless of vendor. It's the only tool I see that gives you the opportunity to size and scale all the assets and capacity you have in your data center, from a unified view.

KD
Real User
2019-02-20T11:20:00Z
Feb 20, 2019

There are some slight cost advantages when you need fewer resources to manage it.

it_user870954 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
2019-02-20T11:20:00Z
Feb 20, 2019

I love the Cisco design, the visual interface to manage and use the platform.

NM
Real User
2019-02-18T10:19:00Z
Feb 18, 2019

The feature that we are most interested in is the scalability. When needed, we are able to add more nodes and scale it up further.

SA
Real User
2019-02-14T07:37:00Z
Feb 14, 2019

The most valuable feature was the backup - it was easy to back up. It was also very easy to administrate and manage the system; much easier and faster. Finally, it was easy to extend the disk capacities.

FO
Real User
2019-02-03T06:24:00Z
Feb 3, 2019

It is scalable and easy to use.

DS
Real User
2019-02-03T06:24:00Z
Feb 3, 2019

Scalability is easy and simple.

it_user1003365 - PeerSpot reviewer
Consultant
2019-02-03T06:24:00Z
Feb 3, 2019

The solution can scale up and out.

FR
Real User
2019-02-03T06:24:00Z
Feb 3, 2019

The compute storage and virtualization come all in one box.

DO
Consultant
2019-02-03T06:24:00Z
Feb 3, 2019

It has reduced the time it takes to put the servers in production by half the time.

CI
Real User
2019-02-03T06:23:00Z
Feb 3, 2019

Most of our users are Cisco customers, so it fits in within the suites we use. Primarily for me, as a solution architect, it's the technology and architecture that is the most valuable. I know from my technical colleagues that it's easy to use and for the customer, the up-time is the most valuable asset. It's running, has low failure, and so on which is why we use it.

DS
Real User
2019-01-30T13:15:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

It is a hyper-converged solution which integrates with the network instead of the product.

SM
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

The automation is a valuable feature, it's interesting.

SV
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

The possibility to share the workload is one of its most valuable features. We have many applications which have need of workloads only a few times in a month, so we share HyperFlex with them.

Solution0dea - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

The ROI we have seen from the high performance that has saved us time and money.

PC
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

It consumes a smaller footprint when I compare it with other competitors.

FH
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

You can administer things easily. E.g., if you need more power, you can add a system.

ME
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

Our customers have seen ROI in terms of the time they save troubleshooting.

PR
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

The initial setup was straightforward. With our partners and the consultancy that we had, we knew what we wanted to do. Therefore, we didn't have any problems with the installation and parametrization.

IK
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

The compression and deduplication are very high. Therefore, we can use the size of the product more efficiently than other storage solutions.

ZB
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

By configuring networks, we are saving power.

MM
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

The most valuable features are scalability and the easy operation - if it works. You can configure everything from just one window.

OJ
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

The storage system is its most valuable feature. It has eliminated our entire need for having to worry about storage. We were storing a lot of syslog data and using a lot of templates in our data center. With the storage system, we are now saving an enormous amount of space.

CA
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

The product is stable. No one complains about the stability, which is fabulous.

AR
Consultant
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

We used to have a single customer-facing data center, which was vulnerable to failure. This product has allowed us to create high availability between two private data centers.

JK
Consultant
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

The most important benefits that we've seen from this solution is that it reduces the cost of management and it has easy monitoring systems.

AZ
Real User
2019-01-30T13:14:00Z
Jan 30, 2019

This is not the only product we use, so we have other solutions to compare it with. We can compare different products and different vendors and tell our customers which products have which advantages and disadvantages so that they can leverage these products in their own environment. This product helps us to understand the customer's needs and what issues they can run into.

MV
Real User
2019-01-29T17:16:00Z
Jan 29, 2019

The flexibility is its most valuable feature; the ability to quickly deploy a number of help machines. It is not constrained by what we want to do.

CP
Real User
2019-01-29T17:16:00Z
Jan 29, 2019

The technical support has been helpful. We are always able to get through to the right person.

RK
Real User
2019-01-29T17:16:00Z
Jan 29, 2019

When we use it for VDI solutions, it is very easy to deploy and support.

YE
Real User
2019-01-29T17:16:00Z
Jan 29, 2019

It saves space for data centers, which is good.

RV
Consultant
2018-12-19T10:49:00Z
Dec 19, 2018

The management from the switches to the hyper-convergence solutions are quite good and well-developed.

FV
Reseller
2018-10-08T17:34:00Z
Oct 8, 2018

It is a solution that best suits thre needs of our organization.

TB
User
2018-07-31T22:38:00Z
Jul 31, 2018

The software defines networking, storage, and processing.

it_user827313 - PeerSpot reviewer
User
2018-02-27T01:39:00Z
Feb 27, 2018

Easy to spin up and operate virtual machines without the overhead of managing a storage network.

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