Dell EMC Flex On Demand Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Dell EMC Flex On Demand competitors and alternatives

ChrisAustin
Real User
Senior Principle Engineer of Architecture at Becton, Dickinson and Company
Jul 24 2019

What is most valuable?

It is significantly less expensive than going to cloud for development.

How has it helped my organization?

It gives us compute and storage. The biggest thing that it gives us is reportability; that's the critical component. By giving us a monthly bill that is expandable based… more»

What needs improvement?

In the GreenLake portal, I would really like to see more granularity in the costing model. That's the one limitation that we do have: We have a lot of departments. We want… more»

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

Our cost is approximately $25,000 a month.

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

We were using c7000 chassis with VMware. We were doing the same thing over and over again and it was costing us more money. We would let support contracts lapse and things… more»

What other advice do I have?

If your management is pushing you to go all-cloud, then really look at this service as an alternative, because you're getting all of the OpEx savings that you would in the… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also looked at Dell EMC for their pay-as-you-go model, but because of the density of our virtual machine deployments, running up to a 100 VMs on a single blade, we… more»
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