EMC Isilon Competitors and Alternatives

The top EMC Isilon competitors are
  • Qumulo
  • NetApp FAS Series
  • HPE StoreEasy
  • Hitachi NAS
  • Huawei OceanStor 9000
  • HPE 3PAR Flash Storage
  • IBM Storwize
  • FreeNAS
Read reviews of EMC Isilon competitors and alternatives
C832
Reseller
COO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Aug 21 2018

What is most valuable?

The user interface is very mature and it's becoming more mature all the time. They made it very easy for the user, very... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The virtualization feature shortens the time to convince customers, to sell the solution, and to implement it. From the... more»

What needs improvement?

IBM gets a lot of input from the field, from system engineers, regarding what needs to be done and I believe they have... more»

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

The pricing has been very competitive for the last few years. IBM got to the point where they changed the pricing model... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We are not in a good position to answer this question because we have worked with IBM for all these years. But I... more»

What other advice do I have?

IBM is really open and available to those who want to find out what kinds of solutions will fit their needs. More than... more»
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Doug Newell
Real User
Engineering Services Manager at Muckleshoot
Jun 21 2018

What do you think of HPE 3PAR Flash Storage?

What is our primary use case?: We using it for our core compute (storage). We have had it for about two years and had zero problems with it. • How has it helped my organization?: Less management. • What is most valuable?: Dynamic disk pulling Ease of storage creation • For how long have I used the solution?: One to three years. • What do I think about the stability of the solution?: In two years, I have had no downtime. • What do I think about the scalability of the solution?: Scalability is excellent. It is easy to add drives. When you add drives into it, it automatically recognizes them and spins them up.  • How is customer service and technical support?: One my engineers used the technical support, and they walked him right through the upgrades on the...
SenNetAd299025
Real User
Senior Network Administrator at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 29 2018

What is most valuable?

It is good to have a unified storage where you can have block and file level protocols. It has been pretty stable, but... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has been a pretty stable environment, but over time our requirements have changed. Therefore, I don't think it's an... more»

What needs improvement?

* Ease of management needs to be improved. * The power consumption for the FAS is a lot more compared to the new SSD... more»

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

It's not a cheap system. It is very expensive. The pricing has been ridiculous every time that we had to renew the... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We were previously using an old IBM SAN. We switched because we wanted to moved to a unified system.

What other advice do I have?

I wouldn't recommend NetApp FAS. I don't understand why anyone would go for NetApp FAS when you can get the NetApp AFF,... more»

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