Dell EMC PowerMax NVMe Review

The technical support has been A+

What is our primary use case?

Our mission-critical environment is on the PowerMax.

How has it helped my organization?

It does what it's supposed to.

What is most valuable?

  • The All-Flash array
  • Performance
  • Reliability

What needs improvement?

Our operations team would say that the GUI needs improvement.

You taking an island-of-storage and just creating another.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability is acceptable and what we expected.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support has been A plus.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We chose this solution because we wanted to go with the All-Flash array.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was complex, and we had experienced people working on it.

For the migration process from the older VMAX arrays to PowerMax, we VMotioned everything. It was easy.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We considered Dell EMC and NetApp.

What other advice do I have?

There is nothing that is not there.

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