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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 Hyper Converged solutions combine intuitive software with the reliability of a world class platform to deliver cloud-like simplicity to your business.
Now, IT can become an internal service provider to end-users by quickly delivering the resources they need for application development and consumption. With HPE Hyper Converged systems companies can operate with cloud efficiency to simplify IT operations with one comprehensive control panel to deploy, monitor, analyze and update – with a single generalist; consume with cloud flexibility to deliver a cloud-like experience, with multi-tenant workspaces that eliminate stranded resources and flexes on demand; and deploy at cloud speed to empower developers and lines-of-business with a self-service portal that can instantly compose and recompose VMs in minutes. Built-in enterprise grade features, such as performance and resiliency enable HPE Hyper Converged systems to easily handle a wide variety of virtualized workloads, including general purpose virtualization, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and cloud.
FlexPod is ranked 3rd in Converged Infrastructure while HPE Hyper Converged is ranked 12th in Hyper-Converged (HCI) with 1 review. FlexPod is rated 0.0, while HPE Hyper Converged is rated 10.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Hyper Converged writes "Easy to manage, great tools and very reasonably priced". FlexPod is most compared with Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series, Nutanix Acropolis AOS, Dell PowerEdge VRTX, VxRail and VMware vSAN, whereas HPE Hyper Converged is most compared with VxRail, VMware vSAN, Nutanix Acropolis AOS, Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series and Dell EMC vSAN Ready Nodes.
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