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Real User
Head of Virtualization & Systems and Network Engineer at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
Feb 19 2017

What is most valuable?

Currently, we are on version 6.2. Having all flash, I would say that the most valuable feature for us is deduplication, as it gives us better utilization of the space available. In the latest release, there are already features that we have... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We face the same challenges most organisations do; probably the most common one being that of keeping up with growth and expansion, while keeping within the budgets. vSAN is very scalable, so we can plan our costs well in advance, knowing... more»

What needs improvement?

I think that the product is evolving in the right direction, most of the improvements and suggestions we had in mind are already available in 6.5. Obviously, there is always room for improvement. For example, in our case, we had to go with... more»
Real User
Enterprise Operations at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 01 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the simplicity of use, the flexibility, and the options included. I mean, it's just a big time saver.

How has it helped my organization?

Benefits for us are pretty much the simplicity, ease of implementation, and the ease of maintenance. Flexibility and responsiveness to customer needs are key. They are the things that allow for ease of disaster recovery with global mirror,... more»

What needs improvement?

I already discussed possible improvements with some of the guys from Hearnsley. One of our frustrations is when you go to expand volumes in a global mirror environment, you have to stop everything in order to expand. So that's one of the... more»
Dell EMC
User
Infrastructure Services System Administrator with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 18 2018

What is most valuable?

Automatic rebalancing is the feature saving administration time, and also auto rebuilding. Enterprise storage IOPS limiting is also good.

How has it helped my organization?

The idea was born from pre-sales requests for storage resources. The primary goal was to have a storage solution where you do not have to invest a large amount of money just to start, and have idle resources, yet have a locally supported... more»

What needs improvement?

* Ecosystem around the product: There is no built-in system for viewing history data, such as volume IOPS. We have to provide graphing by Prometheus and Grafana, which would be a good new feature in ScaleIO. * The next good new feature would... more»

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