EMC VNX [EOL] Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of EMC VNX [EOL] competitors and alternatives
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
Wintel Engineer at a non-tech company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 21 2017

What do you think of HPE 3PAR Flash Storage?

Valuable Features IOPS, reliability and the value that it adds to our organization are the most valuable features. • Room for Improvement Maybe, there is a need to have an easier interface. They could improve the storage platforms. There are some things that are missing. We had some initial hardware problems that gave us a bad taste. We did, eventually, fix them but it did take a little bit of time to resolve them. These were either hardware issues, disk drive issues or connectivity issues, we just couldn't figure it out. • Stability Issues So far, the scalability is good. • Scalability Issues It is very scalable. • Customer Service and Technical Support The technical support is pretty good. • Previous Solutions We were using a different solution...
IT Architect, Senior at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 21 2018

What is most valuable?

Prism Central allows managing the cluster from a single pane of glass, and it allows a deeper dive into the solution.

How has it helped my organization?

Our current production solution is complicated and requires many different management consoles to configure and monitor the solution. Inevitably, something gets missed and requires us troubleshoot resources. The Nutanix PoC appears to... more»

What needs improvement?

Coming from a XenServer environment, I would like better integration of XenServer into the AOS and Prism Central.
Real User
Infrastructure Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 01 2018

What do you think of Dell EMC Unity?

Primary Use Case Primary use case is block storage for healthcare IT.  It has performed very well. • Improvements to My Organization It has allowed us to be more scalable on the solution that we are buying, not having to overbuy a solution that we can't scale out. • Valuable Features The compression and deduplication which will be coming in version 4.3. With just those features, we will be reducing the amount of data and footprint on our hardware. • Room for Improvement Among the biggest features that I wanted was deduplication, looking at the zeros coming in, in-line, and those will be available in version 4.3. There is nothing else I can think of at the moment. • Stability Issues Stability has been pretty rock solid for us. We actually did have one outage that...

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