EMC VPLEX Review

Corporate storage for databases and file servers supporting a multi-vendor structure


What is our primary use case?

Corporate storage for VMware, databases, and file servers supporting a multi-vendor structure with several storage models.

How has it helped my organization?

  • Hot storage maintenance
  • Vendor agnostic environment
  • High availability
  • Data recovery (DR)

What is most valuable?

Storage virtualization and geographic resilience for Metro Sans, plus a great performance improvement.

What needs improvement?

  • VPLEX hardware migration to spare equipment in case of major disruption.
  • Today, it needs a huge effort that is not acceptable during disaster recovery.

For how long have I used the solution?

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