Dell EMC SC Series Review

Easy to use, efficient, and the replication is good, but the technical support response time needs to be minimized

What is our primary use case?

We are a system integrator and this is one of the solutions that we provide for our clients. We have deployed it for more than seven customers

It is used for several purposes including server consolidation and business applications. 

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the efficiency and replication.

This solution is easy to use.

Dell offers a good warranty on this product.

What needs improvement?

Technical support should respond more quickly because the turnaround time is very high.

Although the pricing is competitive, it is a concern because competitors such as HP are also competitive.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Compellent for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Compellent is a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This is a very scalable product.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is reasonable but I feel that the turnaround time is very high and can be improved.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward. It is complex but straightforward. It takes approximately 45 minutes to configure.

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

The pricing of Dell EMC Compellent is competitive.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The pricing for solutions by HP is also competitive.

What other advice do I have?

I definitely recommend Compellent to my customers because it is a very good product that is very scalable, it is easy to use, and Dell offers a good warranty. I find the features handy and it is a good match for my customers' requirements.

I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Microsoft Azure
**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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