Rachel BauerChief Operations Officer & Acting CFO at Like a Photon
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The solution is expensive; it is not the cheapest solution out there. If you look at it from a total cost of ownership perspective, then it is a very compelling solution. However, if you're looking at just dollar per terabyte and not looking at the big picture, then you could be distracted by the price. It is not an amazing price, but it's pretty good. It is also very good when you consider the total cost of ownership and ease of management."
"The pricing is expensive, but I think it's a fair value because it does manage itself. It definitely is much simpler than any of the other scale-out storage platforms that we've looked at in the past."
"The platform is not cheap. However, on the software side, you can choose what you want license. So, you can start your licensing with the features that you need, then after buying the platform add some other features."
"The only drawback for us is that it's a large upfront investment. This was a huge decision for a startup company to make. It took a bit for us to get over the line on it, but we have not regretted it."
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Dell EMC Isilon scale-out storage solutions are designed for enterprises that want to manage their data, not their storage. Our storage systems are simple to install, manage, and scale to virtually any size. Isilon storage includes a choice of all-flash, hybrid or archive nodes. Isilon solutions stay simple no matter how much storage capacity is added, how much performance is required, or how business needs change in the future.
ONStor 3000 Series NAS gateway lets you consolidate your unstructured data under a single file management framework over SAN storage of your choice. ONStor 3000 is interoperable with a broad range of enterprise SAN storage arrays from multiple vendors delivering investment protection of your existing storage assets.
Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon) is ranked 3rd in NAS with 9 reviews while LSI ONStor Clustered NAS Gateways is ranked 25th in NAS. Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon) is rated 9.4, while LSI ONStor Clustered NAS Gateways is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon) writes "As you add more nodes in a cluster, you get more effective utilisation". On the other hand, Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon) is most compared with NetApp FAS Series, Qumulo, HPE StoreEasy, Huawei OceanStor 9000 and Hitachi NAS, whereas LSI ONStor Clustered NAS Gateways is most compared with .
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