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Find out what your peers are saying about FlexPod vs. HPE ConvergedSystem and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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Pros
"The feature I have found most valuable is data protection.""FlexPod is the primary solution we recommend for clients with high-availability server requirements. Our clients find FlexPod's management helpful. You can manage everything via plugins."

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"We find the deduplication and compression features to be most valuable, as well as that of the backup solution inside.""The flexibility is the most advantageous aspect of the solution. Our system has a very big environment. Due to this, the replication and backup operation is not an easy task. We prefer HPE SimpliVity modules in our environment, even when we have some different cases in operations.""Consolidation and duplications features.""The solution's most valuable feature is its ability to restore lost machines. Essentially its high availability capabilities are extremely valuable to us."

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"Areas for improvement would be the support for the engineering team, who seem to have no clue when you open a case, the communication with and recognition of resellers, and the documentation, with could be more detailed.""As the technology grows, we're looking to upgrade our storage systems to something faster, and we're hoping to improve our servers with next-generation technology. So we want to enhance our server infrastructure and explore server virtualization with VMware. That's the improvement that our clients are demanding."

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"Features that should be addressed concern the HPE functionality and the interaction with VMware.""The solution has a complicated front-end.""The MTG inside HP could be improved.""The solution needs to add NFS features."

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Also Known As
HPE ConvergedSystem 700, HPE ConvergedSystem for SAP HANA, CS500, HPE ConvergedSystem 900, HPE ConvergedSystem 500, HPE ConvergedSystem 300
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Overview

The FlexPod platform, developed by NetApp and Cisco, is a flexible, converged infrastructure solution that delivers prevalidated storage, networking, and server technologies. It’s designed to increase IT responsiveness to business demands while reducing your overall cost of computing. Think maximum uptime, minimal risk

HPE ConvergedSystem gives you lower cost of ownership and greater flexibility to meet more business demands. Eliminate the inefficiencies and inflexibility of one-silo-at-a-time infrastructure with software-defined agility and automation.

Deploy pre-validated, factory-tested configurations in weeks instead of months. Set up IT services in minutes, not hours. Integrated, workload-optimised systems eliminate infrastructure silos for improved efficiency, simplicity and speed.

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Sample Customers
University of Sao Paulo, WD-40, The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group
FAW-Volkswagen, NICS, NBrIX, Pinpoint, HPE Technology Services, SWS, Ko Sistem, HPE
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm16%
Comms Service Provider11%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Healthcare Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider20%
Manufacturing Company12%
Government7%
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company33%
Consumer Goods Company17%
University8%
Logistics Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company7%
Company Size
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Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise67%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise61%
REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise44%
Find out what your peers are saying about FlexPod vs. HPE ConvergedSystem and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
564,143 professionals have used our research since 2012.

FlexPod is ranked 3rd in Converged Infrastructure with 2 reviews while HPE ConvergedSystem is ranked 4th in Converged Infrastructure with 4 reviews. FlexPod is rated 8.0, while HPE ConvergedSystem is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of FlexPod writes "It's the primary solution we recommend for clients who need high availability ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE ConvergedSystem writes "Flexible with good restore functionality and excellent technical support". FlexPod is most compared with Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series, Nutanix Acropolis AOS, VxRail, Dell PowerEdge VRTX and Dell EMC PowerFlex, whereas HPE ConvergedSystem is most compared with Dell PowerEdge VRTX, Dell EMC VxBlock System, Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, Nutanix Acropolis AOS and HPE SimpliVity. See our FlexPod vs. HPE ConvergedSystem report.

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