Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F Series Competitors and Alternatives

The top Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F Series competitors are
  • Dell EMC Unity
  • EMC VMAX
  • HPE 3PAR Flash Storage
  • Pure Storage FlashArray
  • Nimble Storage
  • Dell EMC XtremIO Flash
  • IBM FlashSystem
Read reviews of Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F Series competitors and alternatives
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Ardie Caubalejo
Real User
IT Admin at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 09 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are snapshot & replication. The snapshot is straightforward in terms of how you can... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Upgraded models that doubles the capacity and performance

What needs improvement?

Just continue the updates of technology features; I expect there will be more updates in capacity and IOPS as models... more»

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

Pricing is very competitive compared to other solutions. All the features are bundled in the product without any... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I previously used a different solution, and I switched to Nimble because of its cost effectiveness, its ease of use and... more»

What other advice do I have?

Please evaluate and review other solutions and from that, you can simply compare and experience the advantages of... more»
SrEngine0613
Real User
Sr. Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Sep 09 2018

What is most valuable?

In addition to the price point, you factor in all the features, like replication, and that it works great. Like most newer SANs, the interface... more»

How has it helped my organization?

One of the benefits it brings is the value for its price. It has saved us a lot of money. It does the job. It just works. We just bought a bunch... more»

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

Its biggest valuable feature is its price point for the amount of storage and performance you get. It's a sweet spot. It's cheaper than the... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We had a lot of VNXs that we retired and we moved over to Unity. But that's just a natural progression of the product line. We also replaced a... more»

What other advice do I have?

As for advice to someone who is interested in this type of solution, I would simply say, "Talk to so and so, because that's what they do, and... more»
Solutionb181
Real User
Solution Architect tct at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jul 20 2017

What is most valuable?

This was a great step forward from the XIV in next generation hardware for the customer. We're seeing tremendous data reduction for many... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Benefits for us include lower overall cost, higher density, lower data center costs, and reduced total TCO, as well as moving to an all-flash... more»

What needs improvement?

The HSM management console GUI still need some enhancements. It is still a bit awkward in navigation, and some functions/features are not yet... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Regarding previous solutions, this was more of a technology refresh decision. A customer was heavily invested in an older technology that they... more»

What other advice do I have?

Read anything and everything you can, such as documentation manuals and best practices that are coming out. Stay plugged into the IBM... more»

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