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Real User
IT Operations Manager with 11-50 employees
May 28 2018

What is most valuable?

High availability. It has a lot of redundancy and good management software as well as good alerting.

How has it helped my organization?

It did what it was supposed to do and it worked well.

What needs improvement?

Some of the new features include what they call auto-tiering, where data that needs to be on a faster storage, it would automatically detect that and move it to the faster storage or the most frequently accessed area. Data that doesn't move... more»
Real User
System manager
Sep 17 2017

What is most valuable?

Synchronous replication. One group, one pool, one IP address, the member stands in two different datacenters with, for example, two hosts in DC1 and two hosts in DC2 in same ESX cluster. If you have one datacenter fail, the VMs will start to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

EQL is pure block storage. EQL has not improved anything. It created a rigid change regime and bureaucracy after several firmware upgrade failures.

What needs improvement?

Block size, controllers, failover mechanism in general for the controllers. 6510 and 6610 have two iSCSI connections in each controller. Why do 6110xxx members have only one, and why do the same members have the possibility of having an... more»
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IT Specialist at a government with 51-200 employees
May 03 2018

What do you think of Dell EqualLogic PS series?

Primary Use Case It is shared storage for VMware. • Improvements to My Organization It was necessary to enable a lot of the advanced functions of VMware. • Valuable Features When we bought it, we were attracted by the flexibility of being able to put in a new shelf whenever we needed to, to expand. • Room for Improvement They may already have a product, but I would be interested in either hybrid-flash or possibly an all-flash option. • Use of Solution More than five years. • Stability Issues Three of the four devices have been rock solid, and one of them had a string of issues that we eventually resolved. Overall, pretty good. • Scalability Issues Scalability is pretty good. • Customer Service and Technical Support Technical support has been good to...
Real User
coördinator ICT
Mar 04 2018

What do you think of Dell EqualLogic PS series?

Improvements to My Organization It has contributed to the implementation of virtualization and all its benefits. • Valuable Features Reliability Ease of implementation Performance • Room for Improvement Why is it not possible for both controllers to be simultaneously active (load balancing)? The searchable online documentation is missing. • Use of Solution More than five years. • Stability Issues None. • Scalability Issues Not yet. • Customer Service and Technical Support I can't say as we have had no significant issues. • Previous Solutions No previous company. We migrated from a PS4110. • Initial Setup Initial setup was straightforward. We had an EqualLogic course. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing It is a fair price. • Other...

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What is Dell EqualLogic PS series?

EqualLogic PS Series arrays bring a new level of performance to service more of your most demanding applications and virtualization requirements, while delivering the simplicity of the EqualLogic management experience. Featuring six array configurations, including 2U/2.5" drive options with All Flash and Hybrid Arrays, it is ideal for companies and organizations with growing data and performance needs.
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Dell EqualLogic PS series customers
FAW Foundry, AW Engineering, Unimat, eLongNet Information Technology, BDO Brasil, Odyssey Space Research
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