EMC Celerra Competitors and Alternatives

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Geoffrey Riddle
Real User
Systems Engineer at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
May 11 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is definitely the way they've taken into consideration the tiered storage aspect of it. They've added a newer gen now; they were adding the faster A6 and whatnot to accommodate more workloads. That's been really great for us. The tiered storage solution they used was a lot more beneficial for our company. We have a lot of data storage... more»

How has it helped my organization?

With 3PAR, we got more insights. We could see where data is going; overall better performance as well from that standpoint. For the ProLiant servers, I don't know what to say about the series. I rack them and throw them in there. Once you put them on a rack, as long as you don't mess with it, they just run.
Real User
Web Operations Manager at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
May 24 2017

What is most valuable?

The hardware is the best feature of the product. We have not seen many drive failures. The V9000 all-flash is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has not made us more efficient from a deployment standpoint. That is why we have been migrating to a hyper-converged... more»

What needs improvement?

* The overall code. * The ability to have built-in reporting to understand the health of the array. * Stability within... more»

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

Not worth the money.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We previously used EMC. We switched based on cost.

What other advice do I have?

There are far better products with better support for less cost. The hardware itself is good, but the code that runs on... more»

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