EMC VNX [EOL] Review

We're able to copy in more than two data centers, but setup with more than three data centers was complex.


Valuable Features

  • Scalability
  • High performance
  • Easy administration

Improvements to My Organization

We need, in real time, to be able copy in more than two data centers, and EMC gave us a better solution with great performance.

Room for Improvement

We get good performance from all our applications like Oracle DB, SAP, Sybase DB, Exchange, and SharePoint which are running on the backend of my storage device.

Use of Solution

We've used it for one year, alongside RPA, VMAX, and VPLEX, all by EMC.

Deployment Issues

No issues encountered.

Stability Issues

No issues encountered.

Scalability Issues

No issues encountered.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

9/10 - we get immediate support from EMC.

Technical Support:

9/10 - we get immediate support from EMC.

Previous Solutions

There was no previous solution in place.

Initial Setup

It's a complex setup as we have three different data centers, which are far from each other.

Implementation Team

The implementation was done by a team from EMC who were 9/10.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

EMC products are costly when compared to other vendors such HP, Hitachi, Dell, and NetApp.

Other Solutions Considered

No other options were evaluated.

Other Advice

If you have a banking and finance domain, then go for EMC products as they offer better performance and scalability.

Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: We are global partners of EMC.
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