EMC Isilon Competitors and Alternatives

The top EMC Isilon competitors are
  • NetApp FAS Series
  • Qumulo
  • Huawei OceanStor 9000
  • HPE StoreEasy
  • Hitachi NAS
  • FreeNAS
  • HPE 3PAR Flash Storage
  • IBM Scale-out NAS
Read reviews of EMC Isilon competitors and alternatives
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Mark Gunnell
Real User
Operations Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 19 2017

What is most valuable?

There are tools in place that allowed easy migration from our existing infrastructure, i.e., our EVA arrays. We have a great relationship with HPE that has worked over many years.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The availability of the 3PAR array is the greatest benefit. The ability to perform upgrades to the machine while it remains online is very valuable. It saved us from making our... more»

What needs improvement?

If you're familiar with 3PAR, there are multiple GUIs that have been available over a course of time and the new SSMC GUI is excellent. It has great consistency against the HPE... more»

What other advice do I have??

For their own benefit, they really should consider 3PAR. It's so reliable, functional, has great support from HPE, and it is tied into so many of the HPE family of products. It is... more»
WebOpsManager15
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 other solutions did I evaluate??

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»
Henry
Real User
Team Lead at Tata Consultancy Services
Nov 15 2017

What do you think of NetApp FAS Series?

Valuable Features: Better performance and lower costs. • Improvements to My Organization: It is a great help. • Room for Improvement: It may need more flexibility to fight with other competing arrays. • Use of Solution: Over 10 years. • Deployment Issues: Nothing special. • Stability Issues: Not really. • Scalability Issues: No. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Customer Service: Good. Technical Support: Cool. • Previous Solutions: EMC. • Initial Setup: Straightforward. • Implementation Team: Vendor. • ROI: Three years. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing: Be careful. • Other Solutions Considered: EMC. • Other Advice: Keep up the good work.

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