Nutanix AOS is awesome
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Updated August 13, 2020

Nutanix AOS is awesome

Score 9 out of 10
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Modules Used

  • Nutanix AHV
  • Nutanix Acropolis
  • Nutanix Prism

Overall Satisfaction with Nutanix AOS

We are using Nutanix AOS to host all our application servers, network applications, hosting servers and database.
  • Easy to manage.
  • Simple dashboard.
  • Hyper-converged.
  • Support mobile version.
  • Positive - Unlimited to create or deploy VM.
  • Positive - Cost of data center operation can be reduced. No more up and running separate physical servers.
  • Negative - 1st time investment, the price is quite high.
Fast response when logging a report.
  • Product Features
  • Product Usability
Stability and trusted.
It was easy to learn. Yes, we received training.
Migration from traditional topology to hyper-converged. The speed and performance during deployment and using the apps is much better and superb.
Unlimited VM without extra licensing. The AOS is based on KVM.
Nutanix is well suited for:
- operating multiple servers when accessing remotely.
- backup/replicate/restore.

Less suited:
- can't export the VM.

Using Nutanix AOS

2 - Server Virtualization Administrator
1 - Experiences to manage virtualization environment , understand IP address scheme and understand the OS.
  • Reliable
  • Stability
  • Performance
  • Easy to used
  • Backup and Replication
  • Manage to handle multiple high performance and utilization server
  • Reliable
  • Stability
  • Performance

Evaluating Nutanix AOS and Competitors

Yes - Oracle Virtualbox and VMware ESXi

Nutanix AOS Implementation

Smoothly and implementation is straight forward.
  • Third-party professional services
Setup the box, fixed IP address, join cluster, do testing
  • So far no issue on that

Nutanix AOS Training

  • Online training
  • in-person training
Transfer of technology (ToT), Hands-on in non production environment
Completed and video explanation
Easy to learn the product but the proper way and guide from expert how to used also required

Configuring Nutanix AOS

Straight forward and simple
In how, must follow the proper guide and how to
No - we have not done any customization to the interface
No - we have not done any custom code

Nutanix AOS Support

ProsCons
Quick Resolution
Good followup
Knowledgeable team
Problems get solved
Kept well informed
Immediate help available
Support understands my problem
Support cares about my success
Quick Initial Response
None

Using Nutanix AOS

ProsCons
Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Technical support not required
Well integrated
Consistent
Quick to learn
Convenient
Feel confident using
Familiar
None
  • Backup and Restore
  • Unlimited licensing for created VM's
  • When use and access through mobile
  • Still not support in mobile format for basic management
Stability and performance

Nutanix AOS Reliability

Can add on new cluster and join it to existing cluster
So far no issue on availability during no issue on network or power outage

Integrating Nutanix AOS

Not much issue on it
  • MsSQL DB and Web Application
  • MySQL DB and Web Application
  • e-Learning System
  • Web Conference
  • Active Directory, DNS, DHCP
  • Network Appliance
  • IP-PABX System
Fully functional and operational
  • Financial System
  • Help-desk System
  • Asset Management System
Both
  • File import/export
  • Single Signon
  • API (e.g. SOAP or REST)
None
Planning, Sizing, Integration and Executing

Relationship with Nutanix

Understand what they mention about the product
After sales support is continued and frequently do tech update session
Mention what we want and must suite to our environment.