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The interface is user-friendly.It provides high performance and business-critical storage.The ability to pool the storage to leverage thin-provisioning is a huge saving in space and costs.During the maintenance periods, on any part of the storage or VMware migration, we have had no downtime.Supporting of Automated-Storage-Tiering (AST) is a good feature that saves money.DataCore's ability to seamlessly move virtual volume data between storage pools as well as their synchronous mirroring has made maintenance and disaster recovery planning achievable.DataCore has helped provide flexible, highly available, high-performance storage that otherwise would have been outside our price range.The features I have found most valuable are the active-active, or so-called grid technology, and the integration into our VMware-vCenter.

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The pricing of the solution is excellent. It's one of the main reasons a customer chooses Huawei. It's much, much better than VMware.The solution is stable and everything is taken care of through the Huawei support center. They ensure everything is running smoothly. It's been very good.The product is very reliable. We haven't had any major issues with the product since we bought it.

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I would like to see reporting added, such as a monthly connectivity report.I miss dedupe and decompression.Having an enterprise "Storage Dashboard" that can show capacity, usage, performance, and any issues would be very beneficial.I think the performance reporting can be improved by adding historical statistics into a database for the purpose of comparing.We are waiting for container support (on the roadmap), as well as a user-friendly full web-administration capability, and an improved API.DataCore needs a more efficient and better way to keep track of metrics and counters so that we can do baseline analysis to measure performance.The cost is becoming prohibitive since they moved to a subscription model.I think an easier way to open a service call, right through the DataCore GUI, would be an improvement, especially when there is an urgent issue.

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Technical support needs improvement. There's a lot of language barriers.t would be helpful if the solution was able to collaborate or integrate with other well-known monitoring tools. Right now, you have to work hard to get it configured. It would be a good selling point for them if they could open up their solution to more integrations.The solution currently does not have cloud integration.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Pricing has improved but it is still expensive.This solution allows the use of off-the-shelf hardware and charges by the TB of storage.Make sure you are made aware of the annual subscription cost when purchasing.The cost is at the same level as other storage solutions and it is easy to understand the licensing.The pricing and licensing are better with DataCore.

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DataCore SANsymphony, SANsymphony, DataCore Virtual SANFusionCube 6000, FusionCube 6000C, FusionCube 2000, FusionCube Virtual SAN-Ready Nodes
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DataCore™ SANsymphony™ enterprise-class Software-defined Storage (SDS) platform provides a high-performance, highly available and agile storage infrastructure with the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Huawei FusionCube is a hyper-converged infrastructure, which consists of computing, storage, network, virtualization, and management systems.

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Find out what your peers are saying about DataCore SANsymphony SDS vs. Huawei FusionCube Hyper-Converged Infrastructure and other solutions. Updated: July 2020.
431,670 professionals have used our research since 2012.
DataCore SANsymphony SDS is ranked 9th in Hyper-Converged (HCI) with 24 reviews while Huawei FusionCube Hyper-Converged Infrastructure is ranked 18th in Hyper-Converged (HCI) with 3 reviews. DataCore SANsymphony SDS is rated 9.2, while Huawei FusionCube Hyper-Converged Infrastructure is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of DataCore SANsymphony SDS writes "Provides HA virtualized storage independent of storage type or vendor". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Huawei FusionCube Hyper-Converged Infrastructure writes "Good functionality and pricing but needs better security". DataCore SANsymphony SDS is most compared with VMware vSAN, Nutanix, HPE SimpliVity, StarWind Virtual SAN and Red Hat Ceph Storage, whereas Huawei FusionCube Hyper-Converged Infrastructure is most compared with VMware vSAN, Nutanix, VxRail, HPE SimpliVity and Sangfor HCI. See our DataCore SANsymphony SDS vs. Huawei FusionCube Hyper-Converged Infrastructure report.

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