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We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:

Pros
"What I like best about this product is that it is a complete solution, both hardware, and software, by the same vendor.""The stability is the most valuable aspect of the solution."

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"The way that they handle the DR is very good because when there is a failover, it is seamless to the users.""The features that I have found most valuable are their retention logs. The other thing I have found most valuable is the way they handle the BHEA. Basically the DNS and everything is managed by itself. It is seamless to the users.""Feature-wise, it has a lot of features. The most valuable features include de-duplication, encryption, version controlling, support, and tamper-proof data."

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Cons
"Technical support needs to be improved.""The solution needs to provide better integration between this solution and all other kinds of systems."

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"What is lacking in this solution is a simple process to migrate from existing systems.""In terms of the customer support, I can say it's a mixed reaction depending on the country.""They should improve the user interface. It's a little bit complex. It does not have a self-learning method. You need to know how to use it before you touch the system. The user interface is not self-explanatory."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: What I like best about this product is that it is a complete solution, both hardware, and software, by the same vendor.
Top Answer: They are ages behind PureStorage FlashBlade in performance. We recently did an evaluation of scale-out NFS/Object storage solutions, and in order to get to our target performance requirements of about… more »
Top Answer: We are a system integrator and this is one of the products that we implement for our clients. This is a cloud-based object storage platform.
Top Answer:  Feature-wise, it has a lot of features. The most valuable features include de-duplication, encryption, version controlling, support, and tamper-proof data.
Top Answer: They should improve the user interface. It's a little bit complex. It does not have a self-learning method. You need to know how to use it before you touch the system. The user interface is not… more »
Top Answer: Our primary use case is mainly for backup archival and for sharing Dropbox files. It's a Dropbox kind of thing for sharing and archival. We also use it to create content.
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Also Known As
EMC ECS, Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage, EMC Elastic Cloud StorageHCP, Hitachi Vantara Content Platform, Hitachi Vantara HCP
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Overview

Dell EMC Elactic Cloud Storage (ECS) provides a complete software-defined object storage platform designed for today's cloud-scale storage requirements. ECS provides the simplicity and low cost benefits of the public cloud without the risk, compliance, and data sovereignty concerns. ECS benefits include:

  • Cloud-scale Economics: 60% TCO savings versus public cloud services.
  • Simplicity & Scale: Single global namespace, unlimited apps, users and files.
  • Universal Accessibility: Support for object, file, and HDFS all on a single platform.
  • Faster App Development: API accessible storage and strong consistency accelerates cloud apps & analytics.
  • Turnkey Cloud: Multi-tenancy, self-service access and metering capabilities.

Hitachi Content Platform is an object storage solution that enables IT organizations and cloud service providers to store, share, sync, protect, preserve, analyze and retrieve file data from a single system. It is more efficient, easier to use, and capable of handling much more data than traditional file storage solutions. HCP automates day-to-day IT operations like data protection and readily evolves to changes in scale, scope, applications, storage, server and cloud technologies over the life of data. In IT environements where data grows quickly or must live for years, decades or even indefinitely, these capabilities are invaluable.

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Sample Customers
AtosRabobank, Xinhua News Agency, Kremsm'ller Industrieanlagenbau KG, KSC Commercial Internet, AIS Group, Shanghai Interactive Television Co. Ltd (SiTV), China Telecom, Spin Master
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company51%
Comms Service Provider8%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company40%
Financial Services Firm14%
Government10%
Comms Service Provider8%
Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC ECS vs. Hitachi Content Platform and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
442,764 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Dell EMC ECS is ranked 5th in File and Object Storage with 2 reviews while Hitachi Content Platform is ranked 6th in File and Object Storage with 3 reviews. Dell EMC ECS is rated 8.6, while Hitachi Content Platform is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Dell EMC ECS writes "A reliable all-in-one solution with guaranteed performance". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Hitachi Content Platform writes "Has valuable retention logs and the DNS is managed by itself ". Dell EMC ECS is most compared with Amazon AWS, NetApp StorageGRID, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Cloudian HyperStore and IBM Cloud Object Storage, whereas Hitachi Content Platform is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, NetApp StorageGRID, Scality RING8, IBM Cloud Object Storage and Cloudian HyperStore. See our Dell EMC ECS vs. Hitachi Content Platform report.

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