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Storage Admin at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 01 2017

What is most valuable?

We do replication and other things. For us, compression, deduplication, and the space saving features are important to us. The price to value ratio, for us, was good.

How has it helped my organization?

We are using replication for our backup solutions and it costs us less compared to other solutions. For space saving features, it definitely saves us in a virtual environment in terms of space and money.

What needs improvement?

There is a limit on the flash memory for fresh copy, i.e., a memory limit. So there are limits within the software, for buffering and then caching. We want to see those items increased. There are a lot of bugs and they are still adding... more»
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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Storage specialist, Infrastructure Architect with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 03 2017

What do you think of HPE 3PAR Flash Storage?

Valuable Features The thin and deduplication technologies are quite effective. The replicate, peer persistence, port persistence, and the recovery managers work really well. • Improvements to My Organization Always online Easy to service Easy to manage Really provides powerful advanced management and troubleshooting • Room for Improvement Customer facing management should be easier and simpler for those who do not work with it too often. • Use of Solution We have been using this solution for over five years. • Stability Issues It has been very stable. • Scalability Issues There were no scalability issues. The scale-up in the architecture works really nicely and there are no disruptions. This is also the case with the firmware and software updates. •...

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