Quantum DXi Series Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Quantum DXi Series competitors and alternatives
Real User
Systems Engineer at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 12 2016

What is most valuable?

Its flexibility: It will support anything; from Windows CIFS shares, to UNIX NFS shares, to block-level storage; on the same platform; on the same disks; with the same interface. It's not specific to one set or another set.

How has it helped my organization?

I'm not sure that I can comment. This is what we've always used, so I have nothing to compare it to. It has a steep learning curve. Once you've reached the top of that curve, though, it's much easier to manage since it is all in the same... more»

What needs improvement?

One of the issues that we have had with NetApp in upgrading over the years is that migrating data from one system to another is one-way only. If you have a new storage system that is going to replace an old storage system, where you're... more»
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
User
Sysadmin
Nov 22 2017

What is most valuable?

It's easy to backup data, manage. Also I did a lot of firmware upgrades that went fine. And it's a product that's been running now for nearly three years without any issues. So that's all very good.

How has it helped my organization?

I do not spend as much time on it because we can virtualize the tape drives and use Catalyst functions. Not nearly as many tapes or anything like that. Easily, man-hours have been cut down.

What needs improvement?

We have a contract for the next release. We haven't received that product yet. I expect the same thing from it. Not anything new, just a bigger solution when we try it. I don't see any new features that we could want or anything that could be... more»
User
Capacity planner, storage deputy manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Nov 26 2017

What do you think of EMC Data Domain?

Primary Use Case Used as a backup target with NetBackup 8.0. • Valuable Features DD Boost. • Improvements to My Organization Short backup window has made a difference in the way my organization functions. • Room for Improvement I would like them to improve on the short backup window as it would make my organization even more efficient. • Use of Solution From 2011 until now. • Deployment Issues Some small issues. • Stability Issues No issues. • Scalability Issues No issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support Nine out of 10. • Previous Solutions We used IBM ProtecTIER. We move to EMC Data Domain for better performance. • Initial Setup Straightforward. • Implementation Team We implemented using a vendor team. • ROI Three...

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