Dell EMC Unity XT Review

We use replication for disaster recovery, making our disaster recovery process much easier

What is our primary use case?

It is for a customer who does virtualization.

How has it helped my organization?

We use replication for disaster recovery (DR), making our DR process much easier.

What is most valuable?

Price and performance are its most valuable features.

It streamlines processes.

What needs improvement?

I haven't seen the roadmap for this solution.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It has met our overall performance expectations. The solution runs as we need it to, without any issues. It hasn't failed.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We haven't tried scaling yet.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is good.

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

We had performance issues with our previous product, which is why we started to search for a new solution when we did a reorganization. We decided on this solution because of the performance that we receive from the solution.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward: Just connect, plug in everything, then do the configuration wizard.

What about the implementation team?

We are integrators.

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

Our CAPEX was close to $42,000 and operating costs are below $1000.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also evaluated HPE and Lenovo.

What other advice do I have?

The product has met all our expectations.

Take a closer look at the price per gigabyte and the performance that you are getting with the solution.

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