Dell EMC XtremIO Flash Review

Moved and zoned our Prod Client facing Applications. Quicker response to the business and more efficiency.


What is most valuable?

Newer version V6 (XtremIO Data Protection XDP) increases performance with built-in data protection.

Improved density with ability to scale out to eight X-Bricks if necessary / more density on capacity.

In memory Space / Efficient Copies.

How has it helped my organization?

Moved and zoned our Prod Client facing Applications. Quicker response to the business and more efficiency.

Also assisted with large datasets, thus dramatically reducing our batch runs.

What needs improvement?

Newer HTML 5, no more JAVA required.

For how long have I used the solution?

Three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

In the very beginning, with the old version 4, we had issues around Snap and clones.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Yes , I do recall we had an issue with a version of code on XtremeIO before we could Scale.

How are customer service and technical support?

Seven out of 10.

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

We are using HDS and EMC.

How was the initial setup?

I was not involved with setup.

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

I was not involved.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

HDS, IBM and Pure storage.

What other advice do I have?

A proof of concept will provide the best results for determining what solution you should go for.

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