Dell EqualLogic PS series vs HPE 3PAR Flash Storage

Dell EqualLogic PS series is ranked 11th in Modular SAN with 3 reviews vs HPE 3PAR Flash Storage which is ranked 2nd in Modular SAN with 105 reviews. The top reviewer of Dell EqualLogic PS series writes "Among other things, ​block size, controllers, and failover mechanism for the controllers need improvement". The top reviewer of HPE 3PAR Flash Storage writes "The ease of moving data around is beneficial". Dell EqualLogic PS series is most compared with Compellent, HPE 3PAR Flash Storage and EMC VNX. HPE 3PAR Flash Storage is most compared with EMC VNX, Dell EMC Unity and NetApp All Flash FAS. See our Dell EqualLogic PS series vs HPE 3PAR Flash Storage report.
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Pros
We were attracted by the flexibility of being able to put in a new shelf whenever we needed to, to expand.​It has contributed to the implementation of virtualization and all its benefits.​

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The optimization features move chunklets or hot spots to faster drives.The 3PAR tool is cheaper to maintain with more storage available.Previously, we were using EVA from HPE. When we moved to 3PAR, we noticed a reduction in footprint, reduced by more than 30%. We use the Adaptive Optimization, giving us a reduction in cost and with better performance.Since it's being used to support a virtual infrastructure, that gives us access to all of the benefits of a virtual infrastructure. So, instead of spending hours trying to rebuild or to fix a broken server, we can instead wipe it out and throw up a new one and we're up and running again.I like the speed capabilities that it provides. The deduplication features definitely have some huge potential. The latest firmware, where they've enabled compression for workloads that aren't very good for deduplication, I can definitely see huge potential there.It provides ​very fast deployment. The performance for our most critical applications is very quick.Thanks to HPE remote IT assistance, they can do the updates with the configuration in best-case scenario.It is easy to scale, easy to manage, and easy to configure.

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The searchable online documentation is missing.​Why is it not possible for both controllers to be simultaneously active (load balancing)?

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The management interface is not intuitive.Extending is not a problem, scalability is okay. But once you buy additional box of disks, you have to wait for HPE to contact you with their plan for implementation, for connecting, and it can take several weeks. So, you have the box and you have to wait for several weeks to actually implement it.I would like to see more virtualization: storage virtualization, data virtualization would be very nice.HPE has a product that I am very interested in, but it lacks of integration with 3PAR - HPE SimpliVity.I would like them to improve it so I can do firmware upgrades without downtime.Would like to see ​some management functions through a web interface.​Generally, the management of the multiple systems that we have is really the only problem, always having to go to all these separate tools to manage everything.We would like to see the ability to not only be integrated with hybrid IT, but on-prem.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Licensing is pretty straightforward.​It is a fair price.

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As a school, we always have​ low budgets. We are a nonprofit organization. We do not have too much budget, so we care about prices, discounts, and especially about the product quality. The last 16 years, we have been an HPE customer. We are very much happy with HPE products.Nowadays, from a storage point of view, there are so many vendors in the market. So cost is one of the factors that pushed us to go with HPE 3PAR. Cost-wise they're pretty competitive.The main issue with 3PAR right now is its cost problem. Right now, there are some other storage cabinets that can do what 3PAR can do. Now, they can do it as well with a more revised budget.To be more competitive, as customer, we need a more aggressive price that includes all the licenses available.It's very reliable and it was cost competitive with other arrays at the time that we purchased it.

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Also Known AsEqualLogic PS seriesInServ, Storeserv, 3PAR Flash Storage, HP Enterprise Storage, 3PAR Flash Array, HP 3PAR Flash Storage
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OverviewEqualLogic PS Series arrays bring a new level of performance to service more of your most demanding applications and virtualization requirements, while delivering the simplicity of the EqualLogic management experience. Featuring six array configurations, including 2U/2.5" drive options with All Flash and Hybrid Arrays, it is ideal for companies and organizations with growing data and performance needs.

HP 3PAR all-flash storage accelerates business agility by boosting application performance with over 900,000 IOPS at less than 0.7 ms latency. And it does this while delivering all the enterprise-class, Tier-1 features and functionality you expect from the storage platform that powers three of the world’s four largest managed service providers.

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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersFAW Foundry, AW Engineering, Unimat, eLongNet Information Technology, BDO Brasil, Odyssey Space ResearchJust Energy, Latisys, team AG, DreamWorks, BlueShore Financial, Erasmus MC
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University
22%
Financial Services Firm
13%
Non Tech Company
9%
Energy/Utilities Company
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Financial Services Firm
23%
Retailer
8%
Healthcare Company
7%
Energy/Utilities Company
6%
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Financial Services Firm
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Marketing Services Firm
8%
Healthcare Company
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University
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Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
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