IBM System Storage DS5000 Series Competitors and Alternatives

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Vasileios Axaris
Real User
IT Infrastructure and Operations Manager at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 15 2017

What is most valuable?

* Reliability, excellent support by EMC, and VMware integration * High availability including non-disruptive updates: We cannot afford downtime... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has enabled us to consolidate storage, both primary and secondary, on a single platform. This simplified administration provided the... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see a larger SP cache and finer grained auto-tiering. Based on our workloads, we see repeatedly in performance reports that the... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We switched because the previous solution was outdated. We were using Multiple IBM DS4700, external SCSI arrays, and HP MSA. We needed to... more»

What other advice do I have?

The product has been superseded.

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