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Hitachi Reviews

Mahdi Bahmani
Real User
Solution Architect, IT Consultant at Merdasco - Rayan Merdas Data Prosseccing
Nov 26 2019

What is most valuable?

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F provides the always-available, agile and automated foundation needed for a trusted Continuous Cloud Infrastructure. Powered with Hitachi… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Businesses are looking for simple storage solutions that can exceed expectations and meet the challenge of delivering continuous availability and high performance while… more»

What needs improvement?

We have read in the latest newsletters that in 2020 there is going to be more data, more than four hundred zettabytes. It's a huge amount of data and you will need the… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This solution is cheaper than Dell EMC VMAX. When you are looking for a high-end solution, price matters, but availability and stability are more important than the price… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

It depends on the circumstances. We choose different storage products based on the business needs and in my opinion, there is no solution that can meet all customer needs… more»

What other advice do I have?

The main functions in the G series and F series are the same, but if a customer is looking for high interoperability, then they should go for the F Series. It's an… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I researched the internet for our customers to find the right solution for them, and I compared products in this category. In this comparison, I included: * Dell EMC VMAX… more»
Saravanan Ramaraj
Real User
Solution Architect at MIMOS Berhad
Nov 25 2019

What is most valuable?

Ad-hoc reporting (available only in Enterprise Edition) GEO-referencing using Google Maps ETL (Pentaho Data Integration) Support for both JasperReport, BIRT

How has it helped my organization?

Making business decision easily and efficient by simplifying the Performance Management of each business units on timely basis.

What needs improvement?

QueryByExample Portal support for Liferay No collaborative BI Auditing / User-Profiling is available only in Enterprise edition

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Completely using community edition along with features implemented on top.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

No

What other advice do I have?

Study, Analyze and Compare with other platforms feature according to your requirements. Following are the nice features of Pentaho: Ad-hoc reporting Support for both… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No, but now evaluating both SpagoBI and Jasper
Real User
Storage & Virtualization Team Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jul 02 2019

What is most valuable?

I found the Hitachi GAD, Global Active Device feature, most valuable because it enables direct access to the same volume from different physical sites.

How has it helped my organization?

Four years in that environment, the Hitachi GAD we used to replicate in between the primary site and the secondary site was finished. After we started using GAD, we didn't… more»

What needs improvement?

With Hitachi, everything that regards the user experience has a big room for improvement. * The user experience is pretty bad in Hitachi. * A lot of mandatory tasks take a… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We don't have a monthly license for this product. We just got it up front. We are in the governmental sector, so it was very cheap for us. This version on the market is… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

The previous solution was a sync-based solution storage system. It wasn't active/active and before that, we used EMC VPLEX in another environment. We tested the… more»

What other advice do I have?

The Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F Series are real sturdy machines with high-performance capabilities. I didn't do a POC before choosing the solution, but I did go to… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

It was just the EMC Unity with VPLEX, i.e. two Unity VPLEX machines: the VSP 400. We required two machines to support the VSP 400. It was all about money. The bottom line… more»

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