EMC Isilon Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of EMC Isilon competitors and alternatives
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
Solutions Engineer at AmWINS Group, Inc.
Dec 04 2016

What is most valuable?

In a word, performance. It was primarily brought in to replace our EVA with something that was more capable from a performance perspective. We did not order solid state in our original configuration and we were looking for something which could grow with us, that could handle unpredictable VMware workloads better, and that didn't have the bottlenecks of a... more»

What needs improvement?

My 3PAR array is too old to support File Persona, and I would love to be able to do that, but that's something that we would need more powerful controllers. We've got the first generation, so at some point we will get it, but we've got to wait for a refresh cycle.
Real User
Sr. Enterprise Storage Engineer at Providence Health & Services
Dec 15 2017

What do you think of NetApp FAS Series?

Primary Use Case NAS for the enterprise including unstructured data, EPIC Systems + the other 3,520 applications. I love those innovative healthcare data solutions that let me securely manage vast amounts of patient data (32.9 PB), use and share it enterprise-wide, and gain efficiency of scale through cloud solutions and virtualization. • Improvements to My Organization Home directory access & Innovative clinical data and IT storage solutions from NetApp to share patient data across the continuum of care. Through improved flexibility and efficiency, NetApp solutions helps improve my healthcare workflows so you can deliver better patient care • Valuable Features Powerful Easy to use High availability DFM OCI Data fabric FPolicy Cluster-mode Hybrid cloud...
Real User
Senior Systems Engineer & Support Contracts Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 14 2018

What is most valuable?

Virtualization and Data Migration. V7000 is built with IBM Spectrum Virtualized software, which is part of the IBM Spectrum Storage family. V7000 software: * Provides a single or multiple pool(s) of storage * Provides logical unit... more»

How has it helped my organization?

IBM Storwize It makes management of the IT environment much easier, High availability and enhanced security; Proven dependability; Data compression with hardware acceleration; Advanced copy services features are all in this product. Thanks to... more»

What needs improvement?

GUI interface should be enhanced more as there is some issues in copy services GUI interfaces should be enhanced as this will not let the customer doing wrong configurations
Real User
Storage and VMware Expert at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 07 2016

What do you think of IBM System Storage N series [EOL]?

Valuable Features All features available through NetApp storage devices All the protocols are on the same box Deduplication and snapshot features are available through the NetApp FAS series • Improvements to My Organization It has provided a customer with CIFS file-server protocol. • Room for Improvement Unify all backup softwares on the same tool to simplify the administration. • Use of Solution I've used it for two years. • Deployment Issues No issues encountered. • Stability Issues No issues encountered. • Scalability Issues No issues encountered. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: 9/10. Technical Support: 9/10. • Previous Solutions No issues encountered. • Initial Setup It was easy, and just like installing...

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