We performed a comparison between Dell EqualLogic PS series and HPE StorageWorks MSA based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Modular SAN (Storage Area Network) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"It is stable and scalable."
"Technical support, when we had access to it, was very good."
"Dell EqualLogic PS series is a highly stable solution."
"The technical support for EqualLogic has been universally outstanding."
"The product is very stable."
"The solution has been working well overall."
"You can always trust it. It is stable."
"The solution can scale."
"The most valuable features were the dual controllers and being able to expand it."
"The product is very easy to deploy."
"The most valuable features are the storage levels and snapshot features."
"The simple configuration feature is great. It is very simple, allowing you to set up MSA very easily."
"The solution is very easy to use, it is not really complex for any user, such as non-technical individuals."
"Synchronous replication uses space inefficiently."
"The performance isn't as good as, for example, Nimble."
"We need more space and we can't get any."
"The solution is out of date and the new version has a lot of advanced features."
"The product is reaching the end-of-lifecycle."
"It is at the end of support and no longer supported. We have to move our VMware to another storage platform, and we have decided to use Dell PowerStore. We like Dell's products, and it is a new platform with a lot of features."
"Individual file recovery would be a nice additional feature."
"If I need to have more space or more capacity, I need to replace the product. It would be ideal if we could scale without replacing the box itself."
"Synchronized replication is very important for MSA; however, HPE StorageWorks MSA doesn't provide synchronized replication."
"The support contract is expensive, although they are very responsive."
"This product is getting a little bit older, so new features like deduplication are not included."
"The solution could improve by adding configuration tools."
"It would be ideal if there was a better management interface."
Dell EqualLogic PS series is ranked 6th in Modular SAN (Storage Area Network) with 8 reviews while HPE StorageWorks MSA is ranked 5th in Modular SAN (Storage Area Network) with 5 reviews. Dell EqualLogic PS series is rated 8.4, while HPE StorageWorks MSA is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Dell EqualLogic PS series writes "A workhorse that is fast and impeccably reliable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE StorageWorks MSA writes "Easy to deploy and manage with good monitoring capabilities". Dell EqualLogic PS series is most compared with HPE 3PAR StoreServ, NetApp FAS Series, Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance and IBM FlashSystem, whereas HPE StorageWorks MSA is most compared with IBM FlashSystem, NetApp FAS Series, HPE 3PAR StoreServ, HPE EVA and Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance. See our Dell EqualLogic PS series vs. HPE StorageWorks MSA report.
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