EMC ViPR Competitors and Alternatives

The top EMC ViPR competitors are
  • Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • EMC VPLEX
  • IBM Spectrum Virtualize
  • NetApp OnCommand
  • DataCore Virtual SAN
  • FalconStor FreeStor
  • VMware vSAN
Read reviews of EMC ViPR competitors and alternatives
AnthonyMintoff
Real User
Head of Virtualization & Systems and Network Engineer at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
Feb 19 2017

What is most valuable?

Currently, we are on version 6.2. Having all flash, I would say that the most valuable feature for us is deduplication,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We face the same challenges most organisations do; probably the most common one being that of keeping up with growth... more»

What needs improvement?

I think that the product is evolving in the right direction, most of the improvements and suggestions we had in mind... more»

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

In some of our environments, introducing vSAN helped reduce our datacentre hosting costs. In one case, we were able to... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

In most of our environments, we still have "traditional" storage, some of which is becoming end of life and will be... more»

What other advice do I have?

I think vSAN together with other alternatives is the future. Actually, it has already been here with us for a while;... more»
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Philippe Tagoum
Consultant
Systems Consultant at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 15 2017

What is most valuable?

Clustering (Metro or Geo). It helps organizations to instantly replicate their data to the backup site, while making this totally transparent to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It enables our customers to instantly distribute their block data across two different sites.

What needs improvement?

Maybe setup a one-to-many cluster, instead of just a 1-to-1. If EMC could come up with a way to establish a cluster from one VPLEX to many... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not have any previous solutions.

What other advice do I have?

It’s a great product; very reliable. Just get trained and understand all the concepts around EMC VPLEX.
ITArchit1222
Real User
IT Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jun 01 2017

What is most valuable?

It is easy to deploy and use. It's very calm. The GUI goes right across the entire platform.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see more information about the heat map. That would give us an easier view from an architect's standpoint in terms of: * A better idea of where we have to put data... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I'm not the one who invested in this solution, but multiple clients have invested in it. There were business requirements from a technology standpoint, there was performance that... more»

What other advice do I have?

I'd recommend it, for sure. It offers supportability, reliability, and some scalability. The vendor is there as a partner.

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