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Pros
"The interface is easy to use which makes the product user-friendly.""In terms of stability, it's good enough. It's okay.""Performance-wise it's high speed. It's also more stable and scalable.""This solution is easy to use.""The solution has a wide variety of valuable features. The data progression works well. We use the snapshot functionality quite a bit and really like it.""The product offers good performance and is quite powerful.""Its leading feature is the price-performance ratio, which is very good.""They have a feature called Live Migrate; it's been very, very useful."

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"Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series is a very stable device.""It is robust. It doesn't need too much troubleshooting. It is a good device.""The active-active option seemed to be working well and overall, it was a solid product.""This is a good product with high capabilities and high reliability.""It's best features are its reliability and stability.""The performance was decent.""We have many different types of replication, such as remote and drop local replication. All these features and licenses are already available. These are basic features available in the current model. Additionally, the performance has been good in our experience."

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Cons
"The connection should be better integrated with the network to offer a better view of the system.""It's not very efficient anymore. There are better products out there.""The interface could be improved. It should have an application point of view.""Technical support should respond more quickly because the turnaround time is very high.""It would be helpful if the solution offered higher performance, at least on the back end.""While there's always room for improvement in everything, I can't really think of a specific feature of the solution that requires immediate attention.""The initial setup is somewhat complex and should be made simpler to do.""There's always room for improvement in the operating code."

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"A better user interface would be an improvement.""The snapshot and clone operation functions can be made easier.""It seemed like every time we turned around it was a statement of work and we'd have to pay for something that our previous vendors would not have billed us for.""I would like to see an audit account set up such that the user can log in, see the configuration, and see the logs, but they cannot make any changes.""In terms of what could be improved, it could use a better, faster web console and other consoles. It is so boring waiting, waiting and waiting for it to refresh.""We moved away from this product because we were looking for an all-flash solution, and with our G1500 at the time, perhaps two years ago, they were just proposing more of the same technology.""We have not been able to procure more discs for upcoming projects and this has been a problem for us. Not having additional storage is going to be an issue. The solution is at its end of life and will be replaced soon."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The pricing of Dell EMC Compellent is competitive.""Support typically depends on the array. It can range anywhere from $7,000 to a couple of hundred thousand dollars.""This product is too expensive compared to others, and I don't see any value in using it.""Pricing depends on varying life cycles."

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"There are no licensing costs for this solution.""The costs were primarily in line with every other vendor at the time.""The cost price of this product is better than its competitors.""The price of the solution is reasonable. However, I have not done extensive comparative research on the price. If you want to upgrade the size of the disc you will need to purchase a license that accounts for the size."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It had many features, like a snapshot, replication, on-the-file RAID levels, mix-and-match files, those kinds of things.
Top Answer: Pricing is market-related and is flexible for the solution. Pricing depends on varying life cycles.
Top Answer: Dell could improve the upgrading process. It was the lifecycle that made it very short. You'd upgrade the disk, and in eight, nine months, it would be obsolete. They cancelled an enhancement that… more »
Top Answer: In terms of cost, in our country and with our money, it is an expensive solution, but it's valuable.
Top Answer: We moved away from this product because we were looking for an all-flash solution, and with our G1500 at the time, perhaps two years ago, they were just proposing more of the same technology. What we… more »
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SC Series Storage, Compellent
Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G1500
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Overview

Dell EMC SC Series arrays provide a unified platform for the ultimate in performance, adaptability and machine-driven efficiency. SC Series software delivers modern features that help you meet aggressive workload demands using the fewest drives necessary. With an open, future-ready design, SC Series storage integrates seamlessly with applications and infrastructure, enabling you to scale on a single platform and add capabilities without forklift upgrades.

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Gx00 Series delivers advanced, active flash tiering that analyzes data streams in real time and moves data from disk to flash to meet demanding performance SLAs with a cost-effective mix of flash and disk.

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Sample Customers
TGen, Frost Science, Gerrie Electric
M&S, Coop Group, Kufstein Hospital, Sichuan Local Taxation Bureau, Wuxi Municipal Bureau
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company22%
Manufacturing Company17%
Pharma/Biotech Company11%
Non Profit11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider25%
Government6%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Financial Services Firm57%
Manufacturing Company29%
Computer Software Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider26%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government6%
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Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise40%
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise60%
Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC SC Series vs. Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
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Dell EMC SC Series is ranked 1st in Frame-Based Disk Arrays with 11 reviews while Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series is ranked 2nd in Frame-Based Disk Arrays with 7 reviews. Dell EMC SC Series is rated 7.6, while Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series is rated 9.2. The top reviewer of Dell EMC SC Series writes "Automated architecture that proactively optimizes your database ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series writes "Stable, the software offerings are solid, and the active-active option works well". Dell EMC SC Series is most compared with Dell EMC PowerStore, Dell EMC Unity XT, IBM FlashSystem, HPE Nimble Storage and Dell EMC XtremIO, whereas Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series is most compared with HPE 3PAR StoreServ, IBM FlashSystem, NetApp FAS Series, IBM System Storage DS8000 Series and Huawei OceanStor V3 Storage System. See our Dell EMC SC Series vs. Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series report.

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