HPE StorageWorks MSA Competitors and Alternatives

The top HPE StorageWorks MSA competitors are
  • HPE 3PAR Flash Storage
  • Dell EqualLogic PS series
  • NetApp FAS Series
  • Compellent
  • IBM Storwize
  • HPE EVA
Read reviews of HPE StorageWorks MSA competitors and alternatives
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
SrEngine62c7
Real User
Sr. Engineer at a leisure / travel company
Jun 21 2018

What is most valuable?

* Ease of use * Ease of training for my new staff and junior level staff. * The support that we receive from HPE.

How has it helped my organization?

It has improved multiple things. Integration with current HPE products that we have, e.g., backups with integration... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like more integration with OneView. I would also like to be able to deploy and manage 3PAR within OneView... more»

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

Give 3PAR a good consideration. Budget wise, 3PAR is a lot of money compared to other solutions, but what is in the... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously had Dell Compellent. We switched because we were using HPE Compute and HPE Blades, and it seemed like we... more»

What other advice do I have?

This system has been (by far) the easiest to use, manage, and expand.
reviewer840291
Real User
IT Specialist at a government with 51-200 employees
May 03 2018

What is most valuable?

When we bought it, we were attracted by the flexibility of being able to put in a new shelf whenever we needed to, to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It was necessary to enable a lot of the advanced functions of VMware.

What needs improvement?

They may already have a product, but I would be interested in either hybrid-flash or possibly an all-flash option.

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

Licensing is pretty straightforward.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used NetApp for a while, but we hated the interface. That is why we switched. When selecting a vendor, at this point... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would give this solution an eight out of 10. It's pretty straightforward most of the time, and tech support is there... more»
Avi Savion
User
IT Director Of System & Security Dep at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 27 2017

What is most valuable?

The easy GUI is the most valuable feature.

What needs improvement?

As I said When you Sync V7000 to Another V7000 that are located in my case more than 10km and with DWDM as dark fiber , first you need license for long distance from brocade. Than you can change the buffer credit on the SAN switch to at least... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously used a different solution. We switched because Storwize v7000 is easy to manage.

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