Dell Storage Resource Manager vs Dell VPLEX comparison

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We performed a comparison between Dell Storage Resource Manager and Dell VPLEX based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Storage Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
To learn more, read our detailed Dell Storage Resource Manager vs. Dell VPLEX Report (Updated: November 2022).
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We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use.
Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Pros
"It's all about ease of use and reliability.""The partitions function well for backup storage."

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"The solution works well. It's very reliable.""The capacity to migrate machines onto VPLEX is great — it's very clean. We can migrate machines and add arrays easily."

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Cons
"Technical support is inadequate.""Technical support needs improvement, as well as the engineering resources, who do the upgrades."

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"The price is a problem with EMC due to the fact that it's more expensive than the other vendors.""With Dell VPLEX, there are some bugs with Broadcom."

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  • "We struck a great deal with Dell EMC, so for us, VPLEX was not very expensive."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:It has many features and capabilities such as local protection and global protection.
    Top Answer:There are no licensing costs for this product.
    Top Answer:The support needs to be improved because I have found that even simple issues take a long time to be solved. It takes a very long time to close a case. This product has sandbox capabilities and it… more »
    Top Answer:The capacity to migrate machines onto VPLEX is great — it's very clean. We can migrate machines and add arrays easily.
    Top Answer:The main problem with VPLEX is that we need to increase the HC ports to fully migrate it to the cloud — we need at least 10 HC ports. We need to decrease our SAN in order to put the machine… more »
    Top Answer:We use VPLEX on all of our net production machines — integration, migration, development. VPLEX is our main storage solution for our architecture. We have a lot of machines on it. We also use VPLEX on… more »
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    6.5
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    Also Known As
    Dell EMC SRM, Dell EMC ViPR SRM, ViPR SRM, EMC ControlCenter, ECC, EMC ProSphere
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    Overview

    ViPR SRM is a software solution that provides multi-vendor capacity, performance, and configuration dashboards and reports for traditional and software-defined storage resources.

    Wth EMC VPLEX you can deploy next-generation virtualization architecture to enable simultaneous information access within, between, and across data centers, move applications, virtual machines, and data in and between data centers without impacting users and deliver application and data availability within the data center and over distance with full infrastructure utilization and zero downtime.
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    Sample Customers
    HNTB Corporation
    Kindred Healthcare, Regis Aged Care, WeBank SpA, Panduit, Munson Healthcare
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    Government8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise57%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise70%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise67%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise67%
    Buyer's Guide
    Dell Storage Resource Manager vs. Dell VPLEX
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Dell Storage Resource Manager vs. Dell VPLEX and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
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    Dell Storage Resource Manager is ranked 6th in Storage Management with 2 reviews while Dell VPLEX is ranked 1st in Storage Management with 2 reviews. Dell Storage Resource Manager is rated 6.6, while Dell VPLEX is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Dell Storage Resource Manager writes "Reliable and easy to use, but the support needs improvement". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell VPLEX writes "A scalable storage solution for our architecture". Dell Storage Resource Manager is most compared with IBM SAN Volume Control, NetApp OnCommand, NetApp OnCommand Insight and SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor, whereas Dell VPLEX is most compared with IBM Spectrum Virtualize, NetApp OnCommand, NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP and IBM SAN Volume Control. See our Dell Storage Resource Manager vs. Dell VPLEX report.

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