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Score 9.1 out of 100

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Score 8.6 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Dell EMC VxRail is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

10.0

Dell EMC VxRail

100%
3 Ratings
9.3

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

93%
94 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
8.3

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

83%
7 Ratings

Usability

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

82%
5 Ratings

Availability

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

87%
3 Ratings

Performance

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
8.9

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

89%
127 Ratings

Support Rating

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
9.5

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

95%
112 Ratings

In-Person Training

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
8.6

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

86%
2 Ratings

Online Training

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

91%
3 Ratings

Implementation Rating

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

91%
3 Ratings

Configurability

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
8.6

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

86%
2 Ratings

Ease of integration

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
5.2

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

52%
2 Ratings

Product Scalability

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

91%
2 Ratings

Vendor post-sale

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
5.2

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

52%
2 Ratings

Vendor pre-sale

Dell EMC VxRail

N/A
0 Ratings
5.2

Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

52%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Dell Technologies

As Dell EMC VxRail comes as pre-built, the deployment process is simple and easy. It is possible to scale out easily and will get support from the vendor instantly. As it is a Hyperconverged Infrastructure and it is also the integration of Dell EMC hardware and Vmware, the flexibility that VxRail provides is effective. An organization that is looking for all in one place like data management, network management, Integration, and backup software ecosystem can go for this product.
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Nutanix

I think Nutanix AOS is a great product and, I would recommend it to anyone. The only reason I did not give it a 10 out of 10 is because I don't do that for any product. Every product has room for improvement.
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Pros

Dell Technologies

  • VxRail gives us a standard, predictable, unit of scale and purchase.
  • Infrastructure maintenance and upgrades are much easier than on a traditional infrastructure stack.
  • Performance tuning is much easier and more straightforward than on a traditional infrastructure stack
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Nutanix

  • One component to support both compute and storage needs for virtualization.
  • Easy expandable as business needs arise both at the node level and larger with blocks.
  • Well outlined interface with good historical data.
  • API tools are available to obtain logging information from Nutanix that can be used with other monitoring tools such as Splunk.
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Cons

Dell Technologies

  • The software release cycle is slow compared to general release of software. Particularly with VMware based releases.
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Nutanix

  • Can be priced high at times.
  • The one downside I have working with Nutanix is the sales team. They seem to try to add in extra goodies to sales quotes or push for extras that you don't really need and you have to tell them to take them out. Don't be afraid to push back on them.
  • Need to analyze sizing with sales team to ensure right sizing.
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Pricing Details

Dell EMC VxRail

Starting Price

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Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Likelihood to Renew

      Dell Technologies

      No answers on this topic

      Nutanix

      We made a huge financial investment with this platform (four clusters, all-flash storage array), so we're in it for the long haul. Luckily it's a beast. I've had to use support more than any other platform I've administered, but the help has been very good. Nutanix continues to add features and innovations which increase the ROI
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      Usability

      Dell Technologies

      No answers on this topic

      Nutanix

      While you are going to have to comfortable with CLI to perform a lot of functions, the truth is most of the day-to-day work is done right through the web interface. That's one area that has improved a lot in the two years I've had it: how much can be done through the browser as opposed to the command line. And I still would like to see the system better documented. The articles often seem to presume a high level of knowledge about the system, making it difficult sometimes to complete tasks that I would like to be able to perform without contacting tech support.
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      Reliability and Availability

      Dell Technologies

      No answers on this topic

      Nutanix

      So far no issue on availability during no issue on network or power outage
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      Performance

      Dell Technologies

      No answers on this topic

      Nutanix

      The performance is nothing short of amazing. This is an HCI solution, and as any all-flash HCI solution is amazingly fast, Nutanix AOS fills local IO requests until its local IO is saturated before reaching out over the network. This lowers latency substantially compared to vSAN.
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      Support Rating

      Dell Technologies

      No answers on this topic

      Nutanix

      Our implementation team were great and worked with us and got the program up and running very easily. Every time we called post implementation we immediately talked to an Engineer, which is so unusual in dealing with companies. Everything they have promised they have full filled. I think their support is top notch.
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      In-Person Training

      Dell Technologies

      No answers on this topic

      Nutanix

      We requested more training than typical which was very in depth
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      Online Training

      Dell Technologies

      No answers on this topic

      Nutanix

      A lot of online training courses, most of them are free.
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      Implementation Rating

      Dell Technologies

      No answers on this topic

      Nutanix

      IPv6 is needed for link local discovery. We do not have IPv6 configured on our network so the easiest way to get our nodes configured and discovered by foundation was to configure the IPv4 addressing within the node prior to trying to discover with foundation.
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      Alternatives Considered

      Dell Technologies

      All of these solutions scored very close together in our testing. Nutanix actually was the highest scoring in ease-of-use, but the integration with Vmware and the pricepoint led us to choose VxRail.
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      Nutanix

      Nutanix [AOS] is a hyper-converged solution, and in the vSphere it was originally designed for the use of SAN, although they also have a hyper-converged solution. But the architecture and load testing showed the inconsistency of the hyper-converged solution from VMware.
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      Scalability

      Dell Technologies

      No answers on this topic

      Nutanix

      We have scaled our products over the years and continue to do so very easily.
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      Return on Investment

      Dell Technologies

      • We were able to exponentially reduce the cost spending to buy different components.
      • As it has VMWare integration, possible to work on different operating systems.
      • Automation of IT operations helped the colleagues to work on different manual tasks.
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      Nutanix

      • It is a highly redundant solution
      • Nutanix [AOS] provides a simple easy to manage HCI platform with a reduced TCO and an increased ROI
      • Centralized management solution of consolidated sever and storage solution in a virtualized environment which minimizes wastage of valuable resourses
      • Offers businesses the agility and flexibility to run other virtualized platforms on the Nutanix environment
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