Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F Series Competitors and Alternatives

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
Vice President Tech Operations at Ten-X
Jun 15 2017

What do you think of Nimble Storage?

Valuable Features The Nimble solution gives us hybrid storage at an affordable cost. We use it in our corporate IT environment. It's fast relatively easy to implement. • Room for Improvement All-flash arrays. • Stability Issues The stability is great. I don't think we've had a failure since we've had it. • Scalability Issues It's much easier. We compared it to Sentry, where we had to do forty-two upgrades for more space. Nimble just keeps letting us add arrays over and over. • Customer Service and Technical Support We have used technical support and they are very good. • Previous Solutions We used to use Sentry and we switched to Nimble. It was a Greenfield solution. When choosing a solution for storage venues, which is what I do now, the main elements have to...
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
Network Server Admin at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 14 2017

What is most valuable?

Cost per disk storage, uptime, and ease of upgrade.

How has it helped my organization?

It runs all the time. I've never had a problem with it. Upgrades have been flawless. We've had controllers die in the middle of the day, and it was no big deal. We've had shelves die in the middle of the day with no impact to our end users... more»

What needs improvement?

I think they just released Flash Cache. It is the new SSD where you write all your caching information to flash disk, and then it writes it down to your nearline or your flash disk. We just bought all new flash cache for that purpose. So that... more»
Reseller
Design Architect at Alexander Open Systems
May 08 2018

What is most valuable?

First, it's the "Unity," it's the name itself. It's unified, it does block and file, so that is pretty important to my customers who might have file servers around their environment. I can roll them all up into a single array, as well as... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Some of their recently added feature sets, like the dedupe and compression, they have been a pretty significant improvement.

What needs improvement?

They added the dynamic pools, that was the biggest improvement. They have incorporated replication, RecoverPoint for BCDR, they have a good disaster recovery, they have a good replication strategy. I think they've got their spots covered.

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