Compare Dell EMC Unity vs. Elastifile

Dell EMC Unity is ranked 2nd in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 106 reviews while Elastifile is ranked 2nd in File System Software. Dell EMC Unity is rated 8.4, while Elastifile is rated 0. The top reviewer of Dell EMC Unity writes "Hits a sweet spot for us between price point and the amount of storage and performance". On the other hand, Dell EMC Unity is most compared with NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Nimble Storage and HPE 3PAR Flash Storage, whereas Elastifile is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP and Quantum StorNext.
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For a yearly license, it is about $100,000. There are no additional costs. The entire system is included.

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Our CAPEX was close to $42,000 and operating costs are below $1000.Our costs are roughly $200,000 a year.The solution is extremely functional for the price that we pay for it. It is worth the investment.We purchased a five-year warranty.Compression is making a difference towards the amount of hardware that we need to purchase.The return on the investment was simply speeding up our entire vSphere stack, which allowed our developers and engineers to get their workloads done faster and simpler. We were experiencing VM snapshot times of 45 minutes to two or three hours, and it shrunk it down to under five minutes.It scales, but then you have to buy additional stuff.With the large Unity that we bought, it has saved us about one and a half rack space. That's our return on investment on our flash array. We also need less Fibre Channel connectivity.

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Overview
IBM FlashSystem products are enterprise computer data storage systems that store data on flash memory chips. Unlike storage systems that use standard solid-state drives, IBM FlashSystem products incorporate custom hardware based on technology from the 2012 acquisition of Texas Memory Systems. This hardware provides performance, reliability, and efficiency benefits versus competitive offerings.

Dell EMC Unity, powered by Intel Xeon processors, delivers the ultimate in simplicity and value, enabling your organization to speed deployment, streamline management and seamlessly tier storage to the cloud.

Dell EMC Unity’s All-Flash and Hybrid Flash storage platforms optimize SSD performance and efficiency, with fully integrated SAN and NAS capabilities. Cloud-based storage analytics and proactive support keep you available and connected.

Elastifile provides the first-ever hybrid cloud data infrastructure, enabling unprecedented consolidation and self-service workflows across private and public clouds. Your application, analytics, and infrastructure teams can manage data across complex workflows with the simplicity and control of a single global namespace. All this is enabled by the Elastifile Cloud File System–a breakthrough application-level distributed file/object system. This elastic, scale-out software-defined solution brings

Combining the availability and data services of enterprise storage with the agility, multi-tenancy and cost-efficiency of webscale architecture, Elastifile delivers flash performance to any and all consolidated workloads, dramatically reducing CAPEX and OPEX for enterprises and service providers.

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