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NwkAdministrator235
Real User
Network Administrator with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 17 2017

What is most valuable?

We find the adaptive optimization and dynamic optimization to be the most valuable features.

How has it helped my organization?

This has not improved my organization at all. It has had a direct effect on how we see our storage solution and how critical it really is and... more»

What needs improvement?

Only room for improvement would be to just abandon this product line and start with another.

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

STAY AWAY. They will give you a book for an invoicing quote.

Which solutions did we use previously?

Previously, we used Dell EqualLogic and switched because of some minor instability issues that we had, which, looking back now, were pretty... more»
Rahul Rukhaiyar
Real User
Tech Specialist at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
May 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* FAST (auto-tiering): Doesn't require configuration and is managed by the array itself. * SNAP feature: Takes only 10% of the space, an... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has a simple-to-manage GUI and provides very good performance for the load-intensive applications. Also, the data tiering capabilities are good.

What needs improvement?

The processing speeds of the Xeon controllers and scalability options are areas with room for improvement: * Intel Xeon processors with under 2... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We did not previously use a different solution.

What other advice do I have?

It is a good product with a simple setup and easy administration. The product is simple to install and manage. (It has a better GUI compared to... more»

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