HPE SimpliVity Valuable Features
Senior Solutions Architect at a manufacturing company with 51-200 employees
SimpliVity works well in a UAT environment.View full review »
Backups and restores occur very quickly.
HPE Technical Support has been very responsive to any problems we've had.
All SimpliVity management is done through vCenter, providing a single-pane of glass for all management and configuration functions.
The advanced deduplication and compression greatly reduce the storage requirements, reducing the amount of expensive flash storage required.
The 10G interfaces between the SimpliVity nodes greatly speeds up VM migrations between nodes.
SimpliVity enables "stretched-cluster" operation with mirrored storage between the nodes, enabling automated failover. If a node or site goes down for any reason, the VMs on that node are automatically restarted on the other node.View full review »
The HCI concept by itself is the most valuable feature of the solution. It is a full-fledged HCI. It is the main component. I think this is what makes the project valuable
Chief System & Security Officer at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
We really enjoy the virtualization that the solution offers. It's an aspect of the product we use a lot.
Technical support is quite helpful and responsive.
It looks like the solution will help us decrease management costs. It seems to be providing us with good value.View full review »
Pre-sales Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The integration possibilities regarding the administration console are one of the best configurations and one of the best features that differentiates this product from others in the market. Also, you can add extra coverage protection that includes everything inside of the hard drives — similar products don't do this. You can use it directly from the hypervisor, which is great.View full review »
Senior Product Manager at a comms service provider with 51-200 employees
The access, high availability, and interface are the most valuable and important for us. There is one interface for the whole product, which is very important because you have a single pane to view all the infrastructure of a customer. You can improve your data recovery plan or DRP, or you can make a special emergency plan if a disk has any problem.View full review »
Once you get the solution up and running, it is very good.
The solution is extremely stable.
The product offers good value for the amount you pay. It doesn't give you any issues once it's implemented.
The solution can scale very nicely.
The interface is very good and is very easy to navigate. You can find everything you need from one central place.View full review »
Assistant Manager - IT & IS at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It's a normal solution and offers all of the typical features of a typical production on the market.
The pricing of the solution is very good.
The solution offers good stability.View full review »
General Manager / CTO with 201-500 employees
Most valuable features include the data resiliency, backup and ability to capture full VM without the need for additional software, as well as the transfer from Side A to Side B, at a lower bandwidth.
The feature that I like the most is the backup feature embedded inside the HPE SimpliVity. When we have any activity, within five minutes, we have a backup. It also has PDR for performing disaster recovery.View full review »
The most valuable features of this solution are the backup rate and the backup transfer.
You don't have to purchase any other licenses other than Microsoft or for VMware, everything is included in your box.
Your backup and transfer time is less. You can move one TB of VM data in one minute, which is one of SimpliVity's benefits.View full review »
What I like about the solution, is that SimpliVity is easy to deploy and maintain. It's really performing very well. The ratio of price to performance is really good. We just renewed and will receive new equipment in November. So even the price is really attractive compared to other solutions.View full review »
DATABASE APPLICATION ENGINEER with 1-10 employees
The main thing is its performance. In terms of performance, it is a lot better than VMware. Obviously, technology is changing a lot all the time. We were on just VMware with a separate attached array. The performance was kind of a step backward from just running separate servers. Now, the performance is much better, and we can take snapshots and backups of really big servers in just a matter of seconds. We can even restore them in a matter of seconds.
The whole backup and recovery capability. We are able to create full backups and restore full backups in typically 40 to 50 seconds. This has been a great feature.
The deduplication is resulting in a data reduction ratio of 290:1 at the moment.
The interface is fairly user-friendly.View full review »
Senior IT Specialist at Servicios de Consultorias de IT
The solution is very stable.
The installation is easy and the deployment is quick.
The configuration is pretty easy. It's a pretty out-of-the-box solution and comes mostly pre-configured for you.View full review »
Our clients are very comfortable with the single management of the complete stack. The creation of VM systems is also very fast.View full review »
Presales and Consulting at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
SimpliVity's ability to scale a product like Vmware to the cloud is one feature we found most valuable. SimpliVity is great for small companies. It's a nice product, and our customers are really happy with it. HPE focuses on VMware, and it really shines as a VMware. It's a very good design, and they've put some serious thought into the infrastructure.
Group IT Manager at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I have found backup and replication to be useful. We have a 10 megabit line between the data center and our main site. The backup and replication are very good. Additionally, the solution runs on VMware which is a benefit.View full review »
Junior Software Engineer at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
The most valuable feature is that the product has an inborn backup, which gives a copy of my primary and secondary copies.View full review »
Senior System Administrator with 11-50 employees
The features I have found most valuable are the convergence of the infrastructure and multi-platform support, for example, VMware and Hyper-V.View full review »
Product Manager at Nuxiba
I have a lot of benefits from it. I like that I can create a service as I need it. I don't need new licenses for operating systems. I don't need to ask for server space, I don't need to wait for support, and I don't need to wait for monitoring.View full review »
Co-Founder at BIGBOOM ASIA CO.,LTD.
The most valuable feature is high availability.View full review »
One of the key features is the solution is really fast for backups and deduplication is amazing.View full review »
Senior Project Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable features are replication and backup.
This solution is very intuitive and flexible.
The vendor was quick to provide support for VMs in the product.View full review »
Technical Account Manager at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The most valuable features of SimpliVity are the built-in backup and immunity to ransomware.View full review »
We like the backup feature, which is inbuilt. This means that we didn't require an additional storage device. Everything is backed up in a single box and that always makes it easy to manage.View full review »
Line Technical Agent at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
The compression and deduplication features are most valuable because they allow us to have a small footprint for storage. It is a very stable product, and we are also able to get all that we need in terms of reporting.View full review »
Co-Founder/CTO at a computer software company with 11-50 employees
I find the replication feature valuable.View full review »
System Engineer (Storage/HCI) at a construction company with 201-500 employees
The compression and deduplication ratio would be the most valuable features.View full review »
Quadria Rouen Agency Director at a computer software company with 201-500 employees
The solution is user-friendly.View full review »
HPE SimpliVity is a very valuable and effective solution. It's also a scalable solution. As the customer requirements and application requirements increase, it can scale to accommodate them.View full review »
Head-IT/SAP at Barista Coffee Company Ltd.
Its performance and availability are most valuable.View full review »
Senior Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
It is easy to set up.View full review »
Senior System Engineer at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
It is easy to use.View full review »