it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
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What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for VxFlex (VxRack FLEX)?


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MoamenMorad - PeerSpot reviewer
Hardware Team Leader at Giza Systems
Real User
Dec 23, 2019

The solution is very expensive.

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Enterprise Service Manager at Technology Associates Limited
Real User
Dec 9, 2019

The pricing for this solution is good.

Ahmed Alaiady - PeerSpot reviewer
CTO at Cloud Technology
Real User
Jun 23, 2019

I chose Dell because of the price. It's fair enough pricing for a first-time company to purchase it - especially VxRack. Otherwise, Nutanix and HP are expensive. More expensive than Dell VxRack. In general, the companies purchase the solutions and the partner companies are responsible to deploy it and install it. But in our case, we depend on ourselves to deploy and install it. So we don't add more cost, only the standard licensing cost.

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