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Pros
"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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"The configuration of the solution and the user interface are both quite good."

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Cons
"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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"The management features are pretty good, but they still have room for improvement."

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

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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 »
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Overview
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.
Red Hat Ceph Storage is an enterprise open source platform that provides unified software-defined storage on standard, economical servers and disks. With block, object, and file storage combined into one platform, Red Hat Ceph Storage efficiently and automatically manages all your data.
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Sample Customers
Kindred Healthcare, Regis Aged Care, WeBank SpA, Panduit, Munson Healthcare
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Top Industries
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Healthcare Company29%
Comms Service Provider29%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Government14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider26%
Manufacturing Company5%
Healthcare Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company27%
Manufacturing Company7%
Government5%
Company Size
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise67%
REVIEWERS
Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise47%
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Dell EMC VPLEX is ranked 1st in Storage Management with 3 reviews while Red Hat Ceph Storage is ranked 6th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 1 review. Dell EMC VPLEX is rated 8.4, while Red Hat Ceph Storage is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Dell EMC VPLEX writes "A scalable storage solution for our architecture". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Red Hat Ceph Storage writes "Excellent user interface, good configuration capabilities and quite stable". Dell EMC VPLEX is most compared with IBM Spectrum Virtualize, NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, NetApp OnCommand, Huawei OceanStor DJ and Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager, whereas Red Hat Ceph Storage is most compared with MinIO, VMware vSAN, Portworx Enterprise, IBM Spectrum Scale and Dell EMC ECS.

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