Dell EqualLogic PS series Competitors and Alternatives

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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...
Real User
Senior Technical Specialist at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jun 04 2017

What is most valuable?

Ease of use and the GUI are the most valuable features of this product. It's the same platform all over across the same product type.

How has it helped my organization?

The benefit of this product is how easy it is to use always. All this storage infrastructure can be done underneath one IBM Storwize product and this is how it has impacted our organization. For example, if they get the IBM Storwize V7000... more»

What needs improvement?

There is a need for a little bit more of a drill down in the GUI part. There is a lot that they actually did, which is already available in the GUI but still, there's a lot that can't be done. So, I would like to see more improvements to be... more»
Real User
Systems Engineer at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 12 2016

What is most valuable?

Its flexibility: It will support anything; from Windows CIFS shares, to UNIX NFS shares, to block-level storage; on the same platform; on the same disks; with the same interface. It's not specific to one set or another set.

How has it helped my organization?

I'm not sure that I can comment. This is what we've always used, so I have nothing to compare it to. It has a steep learning curve. Once you've reached the top of that curve, though, it's much easier to manage since it is all in the same... more»

What needs improvement?

One of the issues that we have had with NetApp in upgrading over the years is that migrating data from one system to another is one-way only. If you have a new storage system that is going to replace an old storage system, where you're... more»

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