Compellent Alternatives and Competitors

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KristianPalsmar
Real User
Director of Technology with 501-1,000 employees
Nov 05 2019

What is most valuable?

The feature I have found the most valuable is that the interface is easy to use which makes the product user-friendly.

How has it helped my organization?

It has given us a reliable and dynamic storage system that we did not match before with our previous solution.

What needs improvement?

I think it would be nice if the connection were better integrated with the network so I could get a broader view of both the network and the system. This would be good in order for us to be able to troubleshoot anything that is going wrong… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Five years ago we used to have some off-brand thing. It was not a very good solution. It was just a collection of hard drives. When we got to a point we realized it wasn't able to do the job we had to choose another solution. That was when… more»

What other advice do I have?

I think that overall that the product is very good for us and what we need it to do. The advice I would give to other people considering Compellent depends on what they want to do and what they want to use it for. I'm going with a hybrid… more»
Real User
Director of North America at a sports company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 24 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of this solution is its security. The deduplication functionality is fantastic.

How has it helped my organization?

This solution handles everything to do with our business. If it’s down then we can’t deliver to our customers. We can do more, faster, whether it's spinning up more… more»

What needs improvement?

We had a minor error when we were configuring this system, which initially detracted from its overall stability.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We do not have any licensing fees.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Prior to implementing this solution we were using one by Dell. We were not meeting our commitments to customers because it was not meeting our performance requirements. We… more»

What other advice do I have?

This product has met our expectations. Once we got past the minor configuration issues, it's been smooth sailing, so I'm very happy with it. It is important to understand… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We only considered solutions by HPE because we have a partnership between our companies and they are our number one pick.
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