Product Offering: 3.32
Market Presence: 4.20
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) SimpliVity version 4.0.1 placed fifth in Product Offering with a score of 3.32. HPE SimpliVity ranked among the top players in both Strategy and Market Presence with scores of 3.65 and 4.20, respectively.
The San Jose, Calif.-based company scored a percent 5 in professional service and consulting as well as channel and technology partners. HPE SimpliVity’s product offering score was lower than its competitors mainly due to a low score of 2.16 in platform support.
“HPE SimpliVity offers a rich set of global multisite data management functions anchored by an always-on global deduplication and compression architecture. It includes a comprehensive set of backup/recovery features, snapshot management capabilities, disaster recovery (DR) capabilities, and LAN/WAN optimization” said Forrester. “Hewlett Packard Enterprise SimpliVity is a strong solution but has had R&D setbacks.”