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"The initial setup was easy and simple.""The solution is reliable and stable.""The most valuable feature of this solution is that it is easy to manage and easy to use.""The most valuable features are stability and response time."

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"This product has good performance."

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"We need higher performance and more reliable storage.""PowerVault could be improved by increasing its memory cache capacity and adding the ability to export data to the cloud.""In the next release, I would like the deduplication and compression included, as well as the flash technology. It doesn't currently use it.""I would like to see improvements made to the user interface."

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"The response time for read requests can be improved."

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  • "The price is reasonable and we are satisfied with it."
  • "It is important to remember that the retail price may seem high, but the final price is usually different."
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  • "The best features come included without any additional cost."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The initial setup was easy and simple.
    Top Answer:Licensing fees are expensive - whether that's specifically in Jordan, I'm not sure.
    Top Answer:PowerVault could be improved by increasing its memory cache capacity and adding the ability to export data to the cloud.
    Top Answer:This product has good performance.
    Top Answer:The best features come included without any additional cost.
    Top Answer:The response time for read requests can be improved. It is not as good as the solution from Pure Storage. I have proposed an all-flash version of this product. If that were implemented then it would… more »
    Ranking
    1st
    out of 14 in Enterprise SAN
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    831
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    556
    Reviews
    4
    Average Words per Review
    276
    Rating
    9.0
    2nd
    out of 14 in Enterprise SAN
    Views
    1,392
    Comparisons
    1,014
    Reviews
    1
    Average Words per Review
    412
    Rating
    7.0
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    Overview
    PowerVault MD3 storage arrays help you cost-effectively address the challenges of data growth with versatile solutions that are optimized for smaller-scale storage consolidation, flexible virtualization projects and high business continuity.

    InfiniBox, high performance enterprise data storage, eliminates performance, availability and scalability issues to accelerate critical business applications. Based upon a fully abstracted set of software driven storage functions layered on top of industry standard hardware, INFINIDAT delivers a fast, highly available, and easy-to-deploy storage system.

    Unmatched reliability and performance (99.99999% uptime) is delivered through an innovative self-healing architecture, high performance double-parity RAID, and comprehensive end-to-end data verification capability. In addition, an efficient data distribution architecture that uses all drives all the time, and a very large flash cache, deliver ultra-high performance with up to 1M IOPS, and over 12GB/s throughput along with our InfiniMetrics detailed performance monitoring.

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    Sample Customers
    Dayco, FAW Foundry, University of Cambridge, Finder, Stadtwerke Pforzheim GmbH & Co.
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    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider23%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company37%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business57%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise14%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise50%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise59%

    Dell PowerVault is ranked 1st in Enterprise SAN with 4 reviews while INFINIDAT InfiniBox is ranked 2nd in Enterprise SAN with 1 review. Dell PowerVault is rated 9.0, while INFINIDAT InfiniBox is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Dell PowerVault writes "Good performance, stable, and well-priced". On the other hand, the top reviewer of INFINIDAT InfiniBox writes "Good performance, suitable for big data, but the response time could be improved". Dell PowerVault is most compared with HPE StoreOnce, Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) and Huawei OceanStor SNS, whereas INFINIDAT InfiniBox is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, Dell XtremIO, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Dell Unity XT and HPE 3PAR StoreServ.

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