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Pros
"It has many features and capabilities such as local protection and global protection."

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"The most valuable feature is deduplication, as we have no duplication in the snapshots.""The capacity to migrate machines onto VPLEX is great — it's very clean. We can migrate machines and add arrays easily.""The solution works well. It's very reliable."

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Cons
"The support needs to be improved because I have found that even simple issues take a long time to be solved."

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"I would like to have site-to-site replication capability for applications.""With Dell VPLEX, there are some bugs with Broadcom.""The price is a problem with EMC due to the fact that it's more expensive than the other vendors."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"There are no licensing costs for this product."

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"We struck a great deal with Dell EMC, so for us, VPLEX was not very expensive."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It has many features and capabilities such as local protection and global protection.
Top Answer: The support needs to be improved because I have found that even simple issues take a long time to be solved. It takes a very long time to close a case. This product has sandbox capabilities and it… more »
Top Answer: The capacity to migrate machines onto VPLEX is great — it's very clean. We can migrate machines and add arrays easily.
Top Answer: The main problem with VPLEX is that we need to increase the HC ports to fully migrate it to the cloud — we need at least 10 HC ports. We need to decrease our SAN in order to put the machine… more »
Top Answer: We use VPLEX on all of our net production machines — integration, migration, development. VPLEX is our main storage solution for our architecture. We have a lot of machines on it. We also use VPLEX on… more »
Ranking
2nd
out of 26 in Storage Management
Views
829
Comparisons
629
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
445
Rating
10.0
1st
out of 26 in Storage Management
Views
1,742
Comparisons
768
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
393
Rating
8.3
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Also Known As
Dell EMC SRM, Dell EMC ViPR SRM, ViPR SRM, EMC ControlCenter, ECC, EMC ProSphere
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Overview

ViPR SRM is a software solution that provides multi-vendor capacity, performance, and configuration dashboards and reports for traditional and software-defined storage resources.

Wth EMC VPLEX you can deploy next-generation virtualization architecture to enable simultaneous information access within, between, and across data centers, move applications, virtual machines, and data in and between data centers without impacting users and deliver application and data availability within the data center and over distance with full infrastructure utilization and zero downtime.
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Sample Customers
HNTB Corporation
Kindred Healthcare, Regis Aged Care, WeBank SpA, Panduit, Munson Healthcare
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Manufacturing Company20%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm6%
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company29%
Comms Service Provider29%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Government14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider29%
Manufacturing Company6%
Financial Services Firm4%
Company Size
No Data Available
REVIEWERS
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise67%

Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager is ranked 2nd in Storage Management with 1 review while Dell EMC VPLEX is ranked 1st in Storage Management with 3 reviews. Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager is rated 10.0, while Dell EMC VPLEX is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager writes "Easy to deploy and use, with good local and global protection capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell EMC VPLEX writes "A scalable storage solution for our architecture". Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager is most compared with NetApp OnCommand Insight, SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor, IBM Spectrum Control, NetApp OnCommand and Dell EMC DataIQ, whereas Dell EMC VPLEX is most compared with IBM Spectrum Virtualize, Red Hat Ceph Storage, NetApp OnCommand, NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP and SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor.

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