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May 19, 2021
Kiran Kumbhar | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Resiliency
  • Easy to implement
  • Innovative platform
  • Integrity & Speed of the product
  • Repetative warning messages which i found not relavent all the times
  • Difficult HX version upgrade procedure
  • Cisco should think of alternative or easy way for HX version upgrade procedure
  • We should have mechanism to built backup on cloud
  • Unnecessary system warnings should be removed
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April 14, 2021
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • High performance platform.
  • Easy to deploy and maintain.
  • Reliable.
  • Continued streamlining of deployment tools.
  • Continued improvement on stretch cluster configurations.
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February 06, 2021
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Cisco Hyperflex integrates network and security services suing compute , network and storage
  • Cisco Hyperflex provides Cisco Intersight platform to manage the entire clusters and go with non disruptive upgrades
  • Cisco Hyperflex edge provides integration between Intersight and Cisco SDWAN vManage which helps in deployment , management and extensive security
  • Cisco Hyperflex still need improvement as compared to other vendors in terms of backup automation or database automation
  • Cisco Hyperflex need improvement MIB's to integrate with Solarwinds NPM with extensive kernel level alerts
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August 19, 2020
Budi Ezeddin | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Great performance, very resilient
  • Easy to manage
  • Can be connected to other Storage solution using FCoE
  • Kubernetes natively supported
  • Provide free Hypervisor
  • Lowering the price
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March 31, 2020
Wouter Hindriks | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Ease of installation
  • Quality of product
  • Ease of operation
  • It can be overwhelming. There's a lot going on with compute storage network and hypervisor combined.
  • Some minor repeating warning messages when performing maintenance tasks.
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January 29, 2020
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Reliability of services
  • Flexible and scalable cluster
  • Support for server replacement is kinda of slow
  • Some additional features (like managed updates) are not available for stretched clusters
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September 19, 2018
Suresh Patare | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • UCS manager in HX is truly helping us in doing one touch firmware upgrades. Scaling of HX cluster (in few minutes) is too seamlessly due to service profiles.
  • HX does not hold you back by creating a single data store unlike other HCI products. With HX, you can create multiple data stores and allocate those to desired services. This help logically separate the install base on HX and removes confusion for the admins too.
  • We run high IOPs workload on HX, and we never felt latency issues due to the Cisco backbone (as you get FI as a TOR switch and options to choose 10G or 40G speeds).
  • With HX you truly enjoy a single window support from Cisco including for the top of the rack switch (FI in HX case). In other HCI infra, you certainly have to bank on to network switch vendor for support and bring HCI and switch vendor at one pane for troubleshooting latency related issues.
  • While we increased our footprint on HX, we didn't added additional administrators to support the landscape. This was possible because of the simplicity in managing HX clusters.
  • With HX we had setup stretched cluster between two near site data centres. This is a unique proposition in HX (we have 2 nodes in each data centre) and data centre failover works absolutely seamless.
  • I feel that Cisco team should work hard in simplifying the HX version upgrade process. Currently there are many dependancies to be taken care of and the process is felt to be quite complicated.
  • We have automated teething issues in day to day operations using PowerShell. However, when it comes to the HX Controller VM, we could not fetch desired details. Using PowerShell, we were looking to fetch the details like which is the master controller VM (truly useful while troubleshooting and while performing upgrades).
  • Finally, if Cisco could give an option to add a datastore using PowerShell, it will help automate ops processes and provide a faster turnaround to business.
  • In a nutshell, Cisco should open up more so that organisations can use scripting for automation and setting up custom alerts.
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What is Cisco HyperFlex?

Cisco Hyperflex extends the simplicity of hyperconvergence from core to edge and multicloud. Hyperflex with Cisco Intersight is engineered to meet the unique requirements for deploying hyperconverged infrastructure at the edge at a global scale.

Cisco Hyperflex provides flexible services for multicloud and allows users to deploy Cisco Hyperflex anywhere with Cisco Intersight for mission-critical applications.

Cisco HyperFlex Features

Has featureUnified network fabric
Has featureVirtualization optimization
Has featureEnterprise data protection
Has featureCisco Integrated Management Controller (IMC)
Has featureAdvanced reliability, availability, & serviceability (RAS) features
Has featureTPM 1.2 SPI supported

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What is Cisco HyperFlex?

Cisco HyperFlex Systems is a hyper-converged infrastructure product, based on technology acquired with SpringPath (acquired September 2017).

What is Cisco HyperFlex's best feature?

Reviewers rate Support Rating highest, with a score of 8.2.

Who uses Cisco HyperFlex?

The most common users of Cisco HyperFlex are from Enterprises and the Information Technology & Services industry.