Cisco HyperFlex Sweet Spot
June 22, 2022

Cisco HyperFlex Sweet Spot

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Cisco HyperFlex

We utilize Cisco HyperFlex to provide our XaaS product to our customers. The interoperability with the various OS versions is a plus. HyperFlex allows us to centrally manage our hardware and customize the hardware to meet our evolving demands via a hyperconverged platform. The ability to virtually add vHBAs and vNICs is invaluable as performance needs grow.
  • Software-defined hardware
  • Centralized management
  • Broad interoperability
  • Price-point
  • Training
  • The initial expense is higher than some competitors
  • The ability to customize the hardware via software-defined hardware extends the functionality, which improved ROI
Cisco HyperFlex is a more mature product. The management of the HyperFlex provides better customability of the hardware.
The deployment of our Cisco HyperFlex was smooth as we had experience with the Cisco UCS B-Series product. This provided a foundation of knowledge which translated to the HyperFlex.
The upgrade process of the Cisco HyperFlex is smooth and well documented. This process is well documented and easy to follow.
We are looking into Cisco Intersight functionality.
Cisco Support is very knowledgeable from the start. The CE's are also very knowledgeable, which helps when replacing hardware. The Cisco KB Articles are well written and extensive.

Do you think Cisco HyperFlex delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Cisco HyperFlex's feature set?

Yes

Did Cisco HyperFlex live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Cisco HyperFlex go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Cisco HyperFlex again?

Yes

Cisco HyperFlex is great in XaaS environments that need to expand and shrink depending upon demand. The movement of Service Profiles between blades provides uptime stability during hardware failures or troubleshooting.