EMC ViPR Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of EMC ViPR competitors and alternatives
Real User
Senior Systems Administrator at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 28 2017

What is most valuable?

I find that vSAN allows for very easy administration. The fact that you don't have LUNs to set up and assign is great. The ability to set up storage policies and assign them at the disk level is also a great part of this product. You can allow for different setups for different workload requirements.

How has it helped my organization?

vSAN allowed for the expansion of our Public Library Patron computer environment into a three-node VMware cluster using commodity servers. This eliminated the need for expensive disk arrays and controllers while providing greater reliability and performance.
Dell EMC
Real User
IT Infrastructure analyst at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 15 2017

What do you think of EMC VPLEX ?

Valuable Features The ability to move disks online without disruption to the environment. Ability to create geographically distributed clusters. • Improvements to My Organization Possibility to replicate volumes with storage devices from multiple vendors. • Room for Improvement The production environment needs improvement. • Use of Solution I have used VPLEX for five years. • Stability Issues We experienced increases in latency in accesses to disks and some bugs on engines. • Scalability Issues I did not have problem with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support There were delays in solving problems. • Previous Solutions I have two solutions: HPE 3PAR and VPLEX. • Initial Setup It is very laborious to allocate volumes on servers....
Consultant
Manager of Infrastructure at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jul 15 2017

What is most valuable?

Where does one begin? Although the GUI from the XIV was used (in my view), IBM has polished and refined the GUI providing a pleasant and easy to navigate GUI experience. The IBM Spectrum Virtualize has gone from strength to strength but at... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The simplicity of the product makes IBM Spectrum Virtualize a pleasure to use. With numerous islands of storage arrays, this allowed the company to effectively "pool" all the numerous storage arrays and encouraged a tiered storage approach.... more»

What needs improvement?

Cheaper pricing and GUI should be developed in HTML5 as opposed to Java.

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