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Pros
"It is 100% stable. It is also scalable.""It's definitely good for unstructured data. In earlier days, we had Centera, so for the DR it's really good. It has load balancing facility, and we're using it with the Kemp Load Balancer.""This product is very competitive.""The stability is the most valuable aspect of the solution.""I like that the solution is easy to scale and that's its stable.""What I like best about this product is that it is a complete solution, both hardware, and software, by the same vendor.""It's my understanding that the initial setup is straightforward."

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"Just having the many options and features offered by the product through the cloud is a major benefit.""Overall, there are some very good features on Oracle and it offers good customization capabilities.""The security on the solution is very good.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the high level of performance for the databases.""Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is about as stable as the other CSPs, but Oracle Cloud is more common in Korea.""They seem to be more readily integrating with Azure, which is great.""The pricing of the solution is pretty good.""I like having the ability to easily run Oracle Linux server instances and to deploy Oracle Middleware and WebLogic servers. Oracle's Infrastructure as a Service products are also very useful, and we're using those right now within Oracle OCI."

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Cons
"In Taiwan, they don't have professional technical support.""The disaster recovery could be improved because there should be something in-built within the ECS. Search and recovery should be in-built. Right now, we have to use some external tools for performing the recovery itself. For example, we're using Atempo or deploying Golden Superna, so it has dependency on the external third party vendors.""Its security can be improved.""The solution needs to provide better integration between this solution and all other kinds of systems.""You should be able to calculate so that when it's full it's 100% full, not just 90%.""Technical support needs to be improved.""The solution could be more cost-effective and secure."

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"The solution isn't very mature. The on-premises deployment has more features and the cloud needs to work to match those options.""The solution requires tighter integration capabilities.""I work with many clouds and I would say, in comparison, others have a better presentation of services and they have clearer steps in terms of implementation.""The scalability requires some improvement. This is one of the most important things they need to get better at.""I think that there could be a more user-friendly environment when it comes to the options that Oracle presents through the Oracle Cloud Platform.""In a future release, they could improve by adding some form of machine learning and artificial intelligence.""The product could use some more development and maturity so it has more peripheral functionality already integrated.""The initial setup can be a bit complex."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The solution could be cheaper.""Dell EMC ECS is too expensive.""It's a lease-based model, so it's capacity-based. We already negotiated the price a lot, but we're still doing that with Dell because somehow the product was not installed successfully, so there was a lot of struggle in the distributor territory between Dell and the environment itself. I would give the solution a 6 out of 10 for the pricing. There's a little room for improvement.""We are not paying for the license at this stage."

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"There is a subscription cost rather than licensing for this product.""The price is fair, but we have to manage it to keep it low.""On a monthly basis, we pay around $2,500 for licensing fees, with no additional costs. We do pay extra licensing for other on-premises solutions, but these are not related to Oracle Cloud Platform."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: I like that the solution is easy to scale and that's its stable.
Top Answer: The solution could be more cost-effective and secure.
Top Answer: Oracle offers more of the basic functionality needs.
Top Answer: I think Oracle's license costs are relatively lower than those of Azure or AWS. I think the cost is reasonable.
Top Answer: It would be an improvement if Oracle were to offer more PaaS services like those available in Azure. The technical support could also be improved.
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6th
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Average Words per Review
522
Rating
8.4
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out of 31 in PaaS Clouds
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12,810
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10
Average Words per Review
500
Rating
7.4
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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.

The Oracle Cloud Platform (also known as Platform as a Service or PaaS) provides a shared and elastically scalable platform for consolidation of existing applications and new application development and deployment. The Oracle Cloud Platform delivers cost savings through standardization and higher utilization of the shard platform across multiple applications.

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Sample Customers
Atos
Sascar, Banca Transilvania, UL, Grupo Aerom_xico SAB de CV, Grupo Arcor, Australian Finance Group Ltd., MakeMyTrip Ltd., Kovaion Consulting India Pvt. Ltd., Kalpataru Ltd, Shelf Drilling Ltd.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm11%
Manufacturing Company9%
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Energy/Utilities Company18%
Logistics Company18%
Computer Software Company18%
Manufacturing Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company43%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government5%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
Company Size
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Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise30%
REVIEWERS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise32%
Large Enterprise50%
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Dell EMC ECS is ranked 6th in File and Object Storage with 7 reviews while Oracle Cloud Platform is ranked 4th in PaaS Clouds with 11 reviews. Dell EMC ECS is rated 8.4, while Oracle Cloud Platform is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of Dell EMC ECS writes "Has load balancing facility, and good for unstructured data and DR". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Cloud Platform writes "Flexibility in supporting different capabilities and integrations make this excellent for moving to the cloud". Dell EMC ECS is most compared with Amazon AWS, Red Hat Ceph Storage, NetApp StorageGRID, MinIO and SwiftStack, whereas Oracle Cloud Platform is most compared with Microsoft Azure, IBM Public Cloud, OpenShift, Amazon AWS and Heroku.

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