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Technical Leader, Object Store at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 27 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the S3 protocol implementation and the integration with other DELL EMC products, like ISILON. The ISILON integration works fine and will… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The deployment of additional capacity to data center infrastructure is easier than doing it on different ISILON solutions by one customer. There are customers who use more… more»

What needs improvement?

My understanding of object storage is that that object storage is a kind of ecosystem you can build in a data center. So for EMC ECS it will be a benefit to cooperate with… more»

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

It would be nice if all vendors would have licenses on “a pay per use” basis. This would make the use, or better say the interest, of buying this storage much more simple.

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

I have some experience with HDS HCP and right now I prefer using this because of complementing solutions (HCP Anywhere version 3, HDI). In my opinion, HDS in Germany will… more»

What other advice do I have?

Have a look at different use cases you are willing to fullfill. Have a close look to the protocol and ask for the support organisation. Talk to your network and security… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

There is always the comparison with file solutions. Customers and sales people feel good and familiar with these solutions which will work fine for the majority of… more»

What is EMC Elastic Cloud Storage?

Dell EMC Elactic Cloud Storage (ECS) provides a complete software-defined object storage platform designed for today's cloud-scale storage requirements. ECS provides the simplicity and low cost benefits of the public cloud without the risk, compliance, and data sovereignty concerns. ECS benefits include:

  • Cloud-scale Economics: 60% TCO savings versus public cloud services.
  • Simplicity & Scale: Single global namespace, unlimited apps, users and files.
  • Universal Accessibility: Support for object, file, and HDFS all on a single platform.
  • Faster App Development: API accessible storage and strong consistency accelerates cloud apps & analytics.
  • Turnkey Cloud: Multi-tenancy, self-service access and metering capabilities.
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