Compare Dell EqualLogic PS series vs. HPE StorageWorks MSA

Dell EqualLogic PS series is ranked 10th in Modular SAN with 4 reviews while HPE StorageWorks MSA is ranked 8th in Modular SAN with 1 review. Dell EqualLogic PS series is rated 7.0, while HPE StorageWorks MSA is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Dell EqualLogic PS series writes "High-availability, a lot of redundancy, good management software but it's entry-level SAN". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE StorageWorks MSA writes "Reasonable cost and has good stability ". Dell EqualLogic PS series is most compared with Compellent, HPE StorageWorks MSA and NetApp FAS Series, whereas HPE StorageWorks MSA is most compared with HPE 3PAR Flash Storage, IBM Storwize and NetApp FAS Series.
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Pros
Its high availability. It has a lot of redundancy and good management software as well as good alerting.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 cost to performance for HPE StorageWorks MSA is good.

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

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HPE StorageWorks MSA could maybe include a pay-top of texture feature or something like job replication.

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

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8.0
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EqualLogic PS seriesHP StorageWorks MSA
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Overview
EqualLogic 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.Whether you need best-in-class performance or are looking to get the most capacity for your investment, MSA has a fast, affordable solution for you. And every MSA comes with an intuitive setup and management interface anyone can master.
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FAW Foundry, AW Engineering, Unimat, eLongNet Information Technology, BDO Brasil, Odyssey Space ResearchFemsa CSC, TTX, Rabobank
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