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Joe Huang
Real User
Solution Engineer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Jun 27 2017

What is most valuable?

The ScaleIO UI: EMC has been working with storage for a long time. Therefore, they know how to clearly present any important data, including data flow and each drive's IOPS/bandwidth; and allow the… more»

How has it helped my organization?

I just worry about capacity; performance is never a problem.

What needs improvement?

If they could introduce a write cache feature, the product would be perfect overall.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We previously used vSAN. We switched because ScaleIO is a pioneer in all-flash; therefore, I applied that in our lab.

What other advice do I have?

Maybe they could support more data types. That way, it would be like setting a gateway to convert any data you want (file or object).

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before choosing this product, we did not evaluate other options.

What is ScaleIO?

ScaleIO is purposely designed to be an enterprise-grade scale-out software-defined storage solution. It applies the principles of server virtualization to standard x86 server flash and hybrid media, turning them into high performance, sharable, pools of storage. Whether your block storage needs are for traditional, modern or cloud workloads, ScaleIO has you covered.

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ScaleIO customers

Check Point Software Technologies, Blue Central, Deltares, Sentinel Technologies, The Binding Site Group, Swisscom, Itrica

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