There's less downtime. All of the administrative tasks are easy and everything is centralized. Deduplication, compression features, replication, global mirroring and all the basic features you would expect are there.
What needs improvement?
In our country, Qatar, most of the industry isn't using too much HP. StoreVirtual doesn't move fast. It's not a popular product. A virtualization platform should be added to this platform. It's not an active-active cluster. It's… more »
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?
The StoreVirtual solution is a hardware product, so the customer only purchases licenses on a one-time basis. I have no idea of the exact pricing for that, however. Unless the customer wants to add specific features like replication, all… more »
What other advice do I have?
StoreVirtual is mostly a mid-range to enterprise-level storage solution. In terms of performance, it's quite good. However, now we have some other products which are even better than HP itself. It's still a good solution. It's just a more… more »
Which other solutions did I evaluate?
We're interested in evaluating other solutions such as Red Hat and IBM Spectrum.