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Kshitij Singhai
Owner at Computech Associates
Real User
Top 5
User friendly, easy to configure, and affordable
Pros and Cons
  • "The solution is overall very good with all the facilities. It is user friendly, easy to configure, has documentation, and support is available."
  • "Customers are not aware of this solution, they can improve by providing more awareness and solution availability."

What is our primary use case?

The primary use of this solution is to implement ERP. If you want to have multiple servers on the same machine or if you do not require multiple machines it supports kernel-based virtual machines.

What is most valuable?

The solution is overall very good with all the facilities. It is user friendly, easy to configure, has documentation, and support is available. 

What needs improvement?

Customers are not aware of this solution, they can improve by providing more awareness and solution availability. The technical features are okay right now for our requirements, but of course, with technology, there are areas for improvement.

Additionally, there should be more integration with other platforms. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used it for a couple of years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is a very stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The solution is scalable.

How are customer service and technical support?

It has good support, but we did not require to use it much.

How was the initial setup?

The installation was easy. The time was affected by configuration requirements and the extent of work needed for customization. For example, the simplicity or complexity of it, how many virtual machines we want to establish, or whether we want MDM.

What about the implementation team?

We normally use approximately 35 people to implement the solution.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The solution does not require licencing but a subscription is necessary, which is very affordable.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to other users.

I rate RHEV a nine out of ten. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
Project Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Very stable, easy to install, and useful for high volumes of computing
Pros and Cons
  • "It is very stable."
  • "We hope that Red Hat can produce a paradigm edition. We are looking for paradigm computing and paradigm storage. Its scalability can be improved. It is not easy to scale, and we hope that Red Hat can provide a more scalable system. They should also provide local service and support. Our customers are looking for a good software vendor to provide professional services."

What is our primary use case?

We use it for high volumes of computing. We use it for artificial intelligence and some big data analytics.

What is most valuable?

It is very stable.

What needs improvement?

We hope that Red Hat can produce a paradigm edition. We are looking for paradigm computing and paradigm storage.

Its scalability can be improved. It is not easy to scale, and we hope that Red Hat can provide a more scalable system.

They should also provide local service and support. Our customers are looking for a good software vendor to provide professional services.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for more than three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is not easy to scale, and we hope that Red Hat can provide a more scalable system. We have 50 users who are using this system.

How are customer service and technical support?

We do get a response from their international support through email, but they should provide local services.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We have used Ubuntu Linux and some other editions.

How was the initial setup?

It was very easy to install. It took less than 20 minutes.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We buy a license for commercial use, and we also use the free editions.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others. We would like to keep using this solution. We are very satisfied with it.

I would rate RHEV a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Owner at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Supports key virtualization workloads

What is our primary use case?

For any application that requires 100% uptime, 100% of data accessibility, I use these servers.  Within our organization, there are roughly 100 employees using this solution.

What needs improvement?

This solution could be more secure. Also, the CPU power could be increased.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution since the very beginning — about eight or nine years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is very stable. Much more so than similar products.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's more of an availability solution than a scalable solution.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is very easy. Installation takes no longer than one hour.

What

What is our primary use case?

For any application that requires 100% uptime, 100% of data accessibility, I use these servers. 

Within our organization, there are roughly 100 employees using this solution.

What needs improvement?

This solution could be more secure. Also, the CPU power could be increased.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution since the very beginning — about eight or nine years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is very stable. Much more so than similar products.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's more of an availability solution than a scalable solution.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is very easy. Installation takes no longer than one hour.

What about the implementation team?

I installed this solution by myself.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We have to pay extra for vulnerability and fault tolerance.

What other advice do I have?

I would absolutely recommend this solution to others. Overall, on a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of nine.

There is no other server equivalent to this one available on the market at the moment. Not HP, not IBM, and not Dell.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.