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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."

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"I think it's the economic factor. This solution has the lowest cost for storage systems."

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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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"When we used this solution in 2015, it was not scalable at all. I don't know if they have improved on that, but at the time, scalability was just horrible."

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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: I think it's the economic factor. This solution has the lowest cost for storage systems.
Top Answer: If I had to choose a new aspect for the system, it would be the rebalancing. The ease of use during capacity upgrades would be the most important improvement. I don't know if they manage it better… more »
Top Answer: We used Scality during the capacity extension.
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Also Known As
EMC ECS, Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage, EMC Elastic Cloud StorageScality RING, RING8
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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.
Scality RING object storage enables enterprises and cloud service providers to run petabyte-scale, data-rich services like web applications, VOD, active archives, compliance archives, and private storage clouds. The RING is software, so you can deploy it on standard x86 servers of your choice, taking advantage of server and media innovation over time. Acting as a single, distributed system, the RING can scale linearly across thousands of servers, multiple sites, and an unlimited number of objects. Data is protected with policy-based replication, erasure coding, and geo-distribution, achieving up to 14 9s of durability and 100% availability.
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Sample Customers
AtosComcast, TimeWarner Cable, EuroSport, Orange, Deluxe, DailtMotion, SFR, RTL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Telstra
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company51%
Comms Service Provider8%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Computer Software Company51%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government6%
Insurance Company5%
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Dell EMC ECS is ranked 5th in File and Object Storage with 2 reviews while Scality RING8 is ranked 8th in File and Object Storage with 1 review. Dell EMC ECS is rated 8.6, while Scality RING8 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 Scality RING8 writes "Low cost storage system that has good support". Dell EMC ECS is most compared with Amazon AWS, NetApp StorageGRID, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Hitachi Content Platform and Microsoft Azure, whereas Scality RING8 is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, Cloudian HyperStore, Qumulo, NetApp StorageGRID and SwiftStack.

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