We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The setup is straightforward."
"It had many features, like a snapshot, replication, on-the-file RAID levels, mix-and-match files, those kinds of things."
"Performance-wise it's high speed. It's also more stable and scalable."
"In terms of stability, it's good enough. It's okay."
"This solution is easy to use."
"What is most valuable about the Dell EMC SC Series system was its reliability."
"They have a feature called Live Migrate; it's been very, very useful."
"The solution is stable."
"The high throughput feature is the most powerful thing in this product."
"The Global Copy and Global Mirror features are the solution's most valuable aspects."
"It would be helpful if the solution offered higher performance, at least on the back end."
"The lack of reporting would be the main issue."
"This product should be a lot more user-friendly."
"In some customer cases, customers experienced more performance or latency."
"It's not very efficient anymore. There are better products out there."
"While there's always room for improvement in everything, I can't really think of a specific feature of the solution that requires immediate attention."
"There's always room for improvement in the operating code."
"The interface could be improved. It should have an application point of view."
"The solution should embedded replication switches into the hardware instead of using them externally."
"The GUI isn't as user-friendly as other options."
"Support typically depends on the array. It can range anywhere from $7,000 to a couple of hundred thousand dollars."
"This product is too expensive compared to others, and I don't see any value in using it."
"Pricing depends on varying life cycles."
"The pricing of Dell EMC Compellent is competitive."
"The license is very expensive."
Dell EMC SC Series arrays provide a unified platform for the ultimate in performance, adaptability and machine-driven efficiency. SC Series software delivers modern features that help you meet aggressive workload demands using the fewest drives necessary. With an open, future-ready design, SC Series storage integrates seamlessly with applications and infrastructure, enabling you to scale on a single platform and add capabilities without forklift upgrades.
Dell EMC SC Series is ranked 1st in Frame-Based Disk Arrays with 12 reviews while IBM System Storage DS8000 Series is ranked 3rd in Frame-Based Disk Arrays with 2 reviews. Dell EMC SC Series is rated 7.6, while IBM System Storage DS8000 Series is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Dell EMC SC Series writes "Automated architecture that proactively optimizes your database ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM System Storage DS8000 Series writes "Great Global Copy and Global Mirror features with an easy initial setup". Dell EMC SC Series is most compared with Dell EMC PowerStore, Dell EMC Unity XT, IBM FlashSystem, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series and Huawei OceanStor Dorado, whereas IBM System Storage DS8000 Series is most compared with Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F Series and HPE 3PAR StoreServ. See our Dell EMC SC Series vs. IBM System Storage DS8000 Series report.
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