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Heber Hernandez
Real User
IT Manager
Sep 12 2017

What is most valuable?

* Easy management of volumes: You can create volumes and easily assign them to VMware clusters, increasing their size. *… more»

How has it helped my organization?

There is no need to archive data and/or move data from expensive storage since the device does that itself depending on… more»

What needs improvement?

Snapshots in VMware. You can’t do snapshots since the storage itself does that. Therefore, some apps (Veeam, for example)… more»

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

Take your time to meet with your representative and tell them your needs and listen careful to every recommendation… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Yes, we used to have EMC and Hitachi Storage. The growth of storage was limited and price/performance were not good.

What other advice do I have?

Document your needs, current storage, expansion, and timeframe for replays (snapshots). If you have backups or… more»
Yap Ming Cur
Real User
IT Manager at a pharma/biotech company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Aug 07 2018

What needs improvement?

It could be hyperconvergent in the future.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Initially, when we chose this product it was because of the cost component and because the service was very good. For me, when selecting a vendor the most important issue is support, after-sale services.

What other advice do I have?

The first thing you need to know is what you need, what your requirements are. The second thing is how much of a budget there is. I rate Dell Compellent an eight out of 10. So far, we haven't faced any problems. Even during the upgrades, there… more»

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Help extend the life of your storage investments with Compellent Storage Center solutions. Flexible, non-disruptive storage options including flash-optimized solutions that offer flash at the price of disk, enable your data center to grow seamlessly without forklift upgrades.

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