SolidFire Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Infrastructure Manager at a hospitality company
Mar 22 2017

What is most valuable?

* Fiber channel connectivity * Fast cache features * Support of VVOLS * 10GB NICs * Support of high performance and rapid provisioning/expansion options * Deployment time is quick from unboxing to setup * Scalable * Supports both small... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Unity 300 is now the go-to storage device we use as we virtualize our infrastructure. The SAN currently exceeds our requirements in terms of performance. We have estimated for 30% growth per year for three years. The configuration purchased... more»

What needs improvement?

The SAN provided by EMC exceeded our expectations. The only room for improvement I can see would be a faster leader time and lower cost. However, even with the lead time we had (which was approximately 10 days at the time of order) and cost... more»
Real User
Senior Architect at a tech vendor with 5,001-10,000 employees
Oct 04 2017

What is most valuable?

* Deduplication * Compressions * Simpler management * The performance is great.

How has it helped my organization?

The primary use case for our Flash FAS is general storage for our hypervisor, software as a service provider. We primarily use it for storing our applications, web servers, file servers, and whatever other applications we have. We mainly... more»

What needs improvement?

I'm not sure there are any additional features which I want to see, except for maybe more compatibility within the hardware universe and more compatibility for cables and other hardware. Some better integration with the E-Series to give us... more»
Real User
IT Operations Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 19 2017

What do you think of VMware vSAN?

Valuable Features Deduplication and compression: Software-based deduplication and compression optimizes the all-flash storage capacity. • Room for Improvement Compared to other vendors, vSAN is compatible with more expensive hardware, and Nutanix is available on multiple hardware platforms, like Supermicro, Dell and Lenovo. • Use of Solution I have used it for two months; just for test purposes. • Stability Issues We have not encountered any stability issues. • Scalability Issues We have not encountered any scalability issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support Technical support is 10/10. • Previous Solutions We did not previously use a different solution. • Initial Setup Initial setup was straightforward; I had the KB from VMware to help me...

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