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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.""This product is very competitive.""It is 100% stable. It is also scalable."

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"The product has a very simple GUI-based management platform and it is very simple to use. There is a very easy step-by-step configuration procedure that guides you through, and you can configure it very easily."

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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.""In Taiwan, they don't have professional technical support.""Its security can be improved."

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"The initial setup and installation is not that straightforward. It should be made easier and the time to install should be reduced."

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"Dell EMC ECS is too expensive.""We are not paying for the license at this stage."

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Top Answer: It is 100% stable. It is also scalable.
Top Answer: We are not paying for the license at this stage.
Top Answer: Its security can be improved.
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Also Known As
EMC ECS, Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage, EMC Elastic Cloud Storage
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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.

Huawei FusionStorage fully distributed cloud storage features massive scale-out capability designed for cloud-based architectures. The on-board storage system software combines the local storage resources of standard x86 servers into fully distributed storage pools, providing block, object, or file storage resources to the upper layer. An enterprise can easily obtain the required flexibility and efficiency in data storage to keep up with the ever-changing dynamics of business.

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Sample Customers
Atos
China Merchants Bank, Liaoning, Zhejiang
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm11%
Manufacturing Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider44%
Computer Software Company20%
Manufacturing Company5%
Retailer5%
Company Size
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Small Business57%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise29%
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Dell EMC ECS is ranked 5th in File and Object Storage with 4 reviews while Huawei FusionStorage is ranked 13th in File and Object Storage with 1 review. Dell EMC ECS is rated 8.6, while Huawei FusionStorage is rated 8.0. 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 Huawei FusionStorage writes "Provides block, object, big data, and file storage and has a simple GUI-based management platform ". Dell EMC ECS is most compared with Amazon AWS, NetApp StorageGRID, Red Hat Ceph Storage, MinIO and Scality RING8, whereas Huawei FusionStorage is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, Google Cloud Storage, Dropbox, Scality RING8 and Oracle Private Cloud Appliance.

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