Dell EMC Unity Competitors and Alternatives

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Vendor
Senior Infrastructure Architect at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
Jun 30 2017

What do you think of NetApp All Flash FAS?

Valuable Features Clustered Data ONTAP Low latency My company uses mostly NetApp products, so I have existing knowledge of using their products. • Improvements to My Organization We're still testing it, but I expect it to provide us a lot more speed because of low latency and clustered Data ONTAP. • Room for Improvement They still have to reduce in price when compared to their competitors. Also, the current version has some problems with global deduplication. • Use of Solution It's not yet in full production, but I have been testing the product for few month now with VMware. • Deployment Issues I've had no issues deploying it in our test environment. • Stability Issues We do not expect any issues, and have had none so far. • Scalability Issues It has...
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
Head Of IT Data Center at a Consumer Goods with 5,001-10,000 employees
Dec 26 2017

What do you think of HPE 3PAR Flash Storage?

Primary Use Case It's our primary storage and we are using it within two of our datacenters with replication between them. Actually, that part is currently being implemented. Overall, performance is great. Personally, I'm fully satisfied, even when we had some problems, failed disks or some bug in a software version, HPE would always be fully proactive. They would actually tell us of the problem, even before we were aware of it. • Improvements to My Organization For me, personally, I think the most important value is really the way HPE is treating us as a customer. • Valuable Features I would say that now that we even have flash storage on the 8200 models, it would be the deduplication. We were hoping to use the automated tiering much more, but it's not a good fit for...
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
Director, Global IT Infrastructure at a software R&D company with 501-1,000 employees
Dec 15 2016

What is most valuable?

InfoSight is such a wonderful tool and given us insight we’ve never had into our storage environment. The ‘insight’ into our equipment is fantastic. And their support is old-school, which means that they do an awesome job at being proactive.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We can forecast when we need to invest in additional storage instead of the former, very manual effort. We have had excellent support experience with their techs and get proactive notifications of issues instead of us having to monitor the... more»

What needs improvement?

There have been a couple of instances where we discovered previously unreported bugs.

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