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2015-10-28T08:14:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Nutanix Acropolis AOS?


If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Nutanix Acropolis AOS, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I rate this solution an eight out of ten. I recommend this solution to others, however, if you have Oracle Database or Oracle licensing in general, then you need to think about how many licenses will be required—based on that, your overall TCO may increase significantly. Otherwise, in terms of virtualization, scaling, etc., everything is fine.

2021-11-26T10:48:17Z
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Real User

I rate Nutanix a ten out of ten. I recommend this solution to any companies considering implementation. It was a good business investment for our company and as an extended working system, it is easy to maintain and use. The costs for running it are also low. For most companies who are already running some system at a certain scale and on-premises, I think a lot of them could benefit from this solution. I'm an end user and don't have any direct business connection with Nutanix—I only contact them when I need technical support.

2021-11-25T12:33:00Z
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Real User

I would rate it a 10 out of 10.

2021-11-02T00:16:49Z
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Top 20Real User

I rate this solution seven out of 10.

2021-10-12T13:38:28Z
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Top 10Real User

I rate Nutanix Acropolis AOS as a nine out of ten.

2021-10-11T14:18:03Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are an integrator. I'd rate the solution at a ten out of ten. We've been very happy with its capabilities overall. I'd recommend the solution to other users and organizations.

2021-09-22T10:04:41Z
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Top 20Reseller

This solution is one o the top platforms in its class. I rate Nutanix Acropolis AOS an eight out of ten.

2021-08-18T15:45:38Z
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Top 5Real User

I would rate Nutanix Acropolis AOS a nine out of 10. It is pretty good.

2021-08-12T14:55:24Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

I rate Nutanix Acropolis AOS a nine out of ten.

2021-07-12T16:55:26Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It is difficult for me to point to areas that need improvement. AOS is constantly on the move to new heights. It is considered even on a feature-level with vSAN, while far ahead of that in regards to performance and resilience. See Nutanix Principal Architect Josh Odgers CloudXC | By Josh Odgers – VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) #90 for a detailed explanation on that topic.

2020-12-31T17:18:00Z
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Top 5Real User

In summary, this product is very mature, stable, and easy to use. It is a platform that I can recommend, although it is based on the requirements and needs of the customer. Nutanix is a popular solution in Indonesia because it can only be used by SMB customers. Ultimately, after I look at the requirements, I decide what technology will best suit the customer. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2020-12-23T13:14:37Z
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Top 5Real User

In terms of the solution overall, there are positive responses from my side. I rate Nutanix Acropolis AOS a nine out of ten.

2020-12-22T15:19:36Z
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Top 20MSP

I work for a distributor of Nutanix that also handles VMware. However, I market the Nutanix solutions primarily. We're resellers and we're a partner of Nutanix. We use both on-premises and cloud deployment versions. We tend to use Google and Amazon clouds when we use cloud deployments. The platform is very easy to use and the administration functionality is good. Even in relation to VMware, which is cheaper, I like Nutanix best. It's easy to learn and the processes of configuration and onboarding are fantastic. Overall, I would rate the solution eight out of ten.

2020-11-28T03:34:41Z
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Top 20Real User

Take a look at the network requirements for the solution. It tells you a lot about the efficiency of it. I'd give it a nine out of ten because it works. It does what they say it does. It is hard to get a 10 out of 10 for me, but it is a pretty good solution. If I rated other companies I've worked with, they'd get sevens or sixes. I like Nutanix. They're doing a good job.

2020-11-25T19:53:46Z
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Top 20MSP

My advice for anybody who is looking into Nutanix Acropolis AOS is to have a look at the other solutions on the market because the suitability of one over the other might depend on your business requirements and what it is that you are trying to do. This is a good product but in the future, I would like to see them focus on integration and simplicity because it would help to make it more user-friendly. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-11-18T17:49:33Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would recommend this solution to others and I will continue to integrate this solution into the future. I would rate Nutanix Acropolis AOS solution a nine out of ten.

2020-11-16T08:23:00Z
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Top 20Reseller

Overall, this is a very good product. I would say that it is a Top of the World solution. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2020-11-10T23:41:32Z
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Top 20Reseller

Always go for AHV Option because VMware is costly, especially if you're considering not only the hypervisor cost but considering vRealize Operations, Automation and NSX on top. Nutanix will help you to wave out the hypervisor TAX which is not less than 20 % of any infrastructure initial setup cost

2020-10-27T16:22:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I would rate it a nine out of ten.

2020-10-20T13:42:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Way to go Nutanix. Keep up the great work. We look forward to a very long term relationship.

2020-10-19T15:52:00Z
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Real User

My advice is that deduplication and compression can save money, so use it.

2020-10-17T09:01:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It is a robust solution that also has integrations and a complete suite of solutions for multi-cloud environments.

2020-10-17T02:16:00Z
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Real User

It's a good alternative, but it doesn't have all of the features. It's not on par with VMware but it is a potential alternative. It's similar to comparing Apple to Oranges. If you are invested in the infrastructure and that is what you have to consider, but it's not easy. Overall, it's good software. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-08-04T07:26:00Z
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Top 20Reseller

We have a business relationship with Nutanix. We're a reseller and services partner. I'd advise other companies considering the solution to do your research fully and make sure it's going to fit what you need it to do before jumping in. I'd rate the solution eight out of ten. Their continuation of integration into all the supporting infrastructure is great. It's just about making sure that they got all the accreditations with backup and replication software and the antivirus. If they had an even wider ecosystem that supported additional products I'd rate them higher.

2020-08-04T07:26:00Z
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Top 20Reseller

We're a Nutanix reseller. We would recommend this solution to others. We tend to recommend it often to our clients. All of our customers rate this solution very high, so I would rate it overall at an eight out of ten.

2020-08-03T06:11:07Z
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Top 20Real User

In terms of advice I could give to those considering the solution, I'll say this: it all depends on what they're looking for and what their ultimate objectives are. They need to clarify that internally before landing on Nutanix. At the same time, anyone going for hyper-converged should do so, as it's the future. Once a company decides on a solution like Nutanix, they expect to reap the benefits. Even before going with their decision, they need to know what it offers and how it will work to help them achieve their goals. At the end of the day, it's all about our clients being more effective and efficient in their daily work or with their end clients. I'd rate the solution seven out of ten. They're still evolving and we are not yet in a situation where we must interact fully. Some people will definitely come and tell you Nutanix is very, very expensive. However, expensive with regards to what? Or expensive compared to what? It's all about what you get out of it, and what kind of returns you're expecting. This is where Nutanix can make a difference.

2020-07-15T07:11:40Z
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MSP

The biggest thing that I've seen has been the backup and recovery which has been challenging for them over the past couple of years. They partnered with Beam and with Rubrik and Cohesity. They had their OEM go-to's, but didn't initially deliver a very good story for application integration for backup and recovery where they had good copy data management. Most of the OEMs are very good at backing up single clusters for local backup and recovery. That said, whenever true disaster recovery was needed and you're leveraging multiple Nutanix missions site to site, there wasn't the visibility of being able to backup or being able to have the application integration. I would rate this solution an eight out of 10.

2020-07-05T09:38:09Z
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Top 20Real User

I strongly recommend the product. I would rate it a nine out of ten.

2020-07-05T09:38:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We're just a Nutanix customer. We don't have any partnership or other type of relationship with the organization. The solution is a good product. It works great on newer systems, however, if a company has an older system they might run into issues. The performance is great and the pricing is very reasonable, which is why we like it and why we would recommend it to others. I would rate the solution seven out of ten. If it worked better with older systems, I might rank it a bit higher.

2020-06-25T10:49:29Z
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Consultant

I would recommend Nutanix Acropolis. We are a national insurance company here. We require scalability. Nutanix is very good at whatever the scale is. There are no headaches. You can boot-up other servers, all in one. On a scale from one to ten, I would rate Nutanix Acropolis a nine. I would go to 10, but many features are not perfect.

2019-07-01T07:59:00Z
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Top 20Real User

My advice is to go for Nutanix because it is the way the market is going. Nutanix is becoming the leader in the market. Also, Nutanix offers far more software features than other products. You will not need much effort to understand the product. It's very simple to work with. I would rate this solution as nine out of ten. I can't give it a full ten yet since we are not fully inside.

2019-06-24T12:13:00Z
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Real User

Nutanix is an extremely cost effective product for the stability that you get without having to install additional hardware to get everything up and running. No other product out there can compare with Nutanix. I would rate it a nine out of ten.

2019-06-23T09:40:00Z
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Real User

My first advice to others considering using this solution would be to always use the support because they are great. The second advice would be to read the Nutanix Bible, which is quite good. It's an online resource allowing you to understand what Nutanix is all about. The third thing is to always follow the best practices that Nutanix provides. If you follow the correct practices, you are on the fast track. I rate this a nine and a half out of ten because nothing is ever perfect. But Nutanix comes very close.

2019-06-23T09:40:00Z
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Real User

It's easy for your IT department, manager, or director. The simplicity of it is good. I would rate this solution at 8.5 out of 10. I would rate it a 10 if support was increased in Saudi Arabia and the pricing was more competitive.

2019-06-23T09:40:00Z
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Real User

The advice I would give would be to ensure you choose the right configuration. I like the product very much. I would say use it as a solution. I would rate this solution 8 out of 10.

2019-06-23T09:40:00Z
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Real User

Follow the best practices and check everything. The network is always the point of failure, and if you don't configure or manage the best ways for the network, it will remind you that you have an issue, or that you don't have well-prepared deployment. I would rate Nutanix as nine out of ten because there is always room for improvement. From the beginning, they had a start-up position, but now it seems that they are going to move to the dark side of the market on the license end, like VMware. It seems like you will need a license for everything now. In the beginning, you could have everything with one license, but it looks like now you need a license for these features, another license for other features, and for everything that gives improvements to the solutions you have to buy another license for. That is not good from my point of view.

2019-06-23T09:40:00Z
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Real User

I would advise someone considering this solution to go with it. We deal with multiple vendors. We're actually partners with a lot of vendors. Most of the enterprise vendors are in the top 10 but I'll say that this is the best that I've worked with. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2019-06-16T07:23:00Z
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Real User

I would rate Nutanix as nine out of ten. A perfect ten is very challenging to acheive, but I think nine is basically perfect.

2019-06-16T07:23:00Z
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Real User

We have recently acquired this solution and have done the training. We are going to be using it to support technical applications before we can generalize it, and use it on a much bigger scale. Currently, it is not the number of users that we are focused on. It will be for technical applications used only by the IT team, which is approximately seventy people. At this point, my advice for other people who are implementing this product is that they should trust Nutanix. It is a good solution and it is easy to work on their platform. It is compatible with VMware, and they have their own container, which is free. I would rate this product a ten out of ten.

2019-04-25T11:03:00Z
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Top 5PopularReal User

This is the Nutanix management web interface.

2015-10-28T08:14:00Z
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