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Pros
"The most valuable feature is the ability to replicate. We are running a financial company and it needs to be available 24/7. We can't afford any downtime.""The solution is stable; we've had no problems at all.""Technical support is very good. I do use it from time to time and it's always excellent.""It is just as stable as any other high-end solution.""I think that Dell EMC is one of the best technical support services in Ukraine.""The setup and installation is much simpler now, because Dell has standardized the configure process.""The interface is easy to use which makes the product user-friendly.""In terms of stability, it's good enough. It's okay."

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"This has been one of the most reliable storage systems that I have ever used."

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Cons
"The lower model, the 3000, should have duplication. It doesn't right now. It's only from 5000 that this is offered, but it depends on the performance. It could be they don't offer it on lower models because the duplication is too much of a burden to the performance.""The cost of the solution could be better.""I don't think the solution is very scalable.""While the price is competitive, in the next release it would be better if they could reduce the fees.""Compellent comes in the form of a component that's not true of a unified storage platform.""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."

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"The write performance could be improved because it is less than half of the read performance."

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"The pricing of this solution is competitive.""The pricing of Dell EMC Compellent is competitive."

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"We acquired VAST Data as a one-time, capital purchase."

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8.3
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SC Series Storage, Compellent
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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.

Innovation to break decades of data storage trade-offs.

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TGen, Frost Science, Gerrie ElectricNorwest Venture Partners, General Dynamics Information Technology, Ginkgo Bioworks
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company19%
Manufacturing Company19%
Pharma/Biotech Company13%
Non Profit13%
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Computer Software Company44%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government6%
University6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Manufacturing Company26%
Comms Service Provider8%
Construction Company5%
Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC SC Series vs. VAST Data and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Dell EMC SC Series is ranked 1st in Frame-Based Disk Arrays with 12 reviews while VAST Data is ranked 6th in NVMe with 1 review. Dell EMC SC Series is rated 8.0, while VAST Data is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Dell EMC SC Series writes "A straightforward setup with good performance and excellent redundancy in place". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VAST Data writes "Good performance, easy to integrate, and the technical support is outstanding". Dell EMC SC Series is most compared with Dell EMC Unity XT, HPE Nimble Storage, Pure Storage FlashArray, HPE 3PAR StoreServ and IBM FlashSystem, whereas VAST Data is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, Pure Storage FlashBlade, NexGen Storage and NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS).

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