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7,177 views|5,829 comparisons
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4,536 views|3,016 comparisons
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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.
Top Answer: Traditional Storage systems have limitations to create a larger namespace;  NetApp StorageGRID is a good fit for that use.
Ranking
5th
Views
7,177
Comparisons
5,829
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
451
Rating
8.7
8th
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4,536
Comparisons
3,016
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
360
Rating
9.0
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Also Known As
EMC ECS, Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage, EMC Elastic Cloud Storage
Storage GRID
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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.

Store and manage unstructured data at scale using NetApp StorageGRID for secure, durable object storage. Place content in the right location, at the right time, and on the right storage tier, optimizing workflows and reducing overall costs for globally distributed rich media. 

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Sample Customers
Atos
ASE, DARZ GmbH
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm11%
Manufacturing Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider18%
Manufacturing Company18%
Government9%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business63%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise25%
REVIEWERS
Small Business25%
Large Enterprise75%
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Dell EMC ECS is ranked 5th in File and Object Storage with 4 reviews while NetApp StorageGRID is ranked 8th in File and Object Storage with 1 review. Dell EMC ECS is rated 8.6, while NetApp StorageGRID 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 NetApp StorageGRID writes "Enables direct operations without dependency on third-party or associated tools". Dell EMC ECS is most compared with Amazon AWS, Red Hat Ceph Storage, MinIO, Scality RING8 and Microsoft Azure, whereas NetApp StorageGRID is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, MinIO, Cloudian HyperStore, Scality RING8 and Pure Storage FlashBlade.

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