Dell Unity XT Valuable Features
Systems Engineering Manager at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We can do both block and file storage on one unit. For our projects, we use both of those functions. This is a key feature for us, along with very solid, predictable performance.View full review »
Senior Technical Specialist at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
The most valuable feature is reliability. At the end of the day, it just runs.
This solution is easy to work with and easy to maintain.View full review »
One of the features that I find most valuable is that it is easy to access. We're able to access it from just about anywhere, as long as we have access to a browser. That feature is really neat because sometimes we will go to a different data center or a different site, and if we need to access it to see a LUN or to see any type of storage, we can do that. That's one of the big takeaways with Unity.View full review »
The most valuable feature of Dell Unity XT is data duplication. Additionally, the management interface is simple, and is not a hassle using it. You don't need too much to learn or to be familiarized with it.View full review »
The most valuable aspects of this solution are its stability, performance, and ease of updating. Overall, it provides good performance and stability.View full review »
Cloud Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Good in-built monitoring tools from the System|Performance section Tab, from CloudIQ you can reach out to vCenter as well. ESRS (Call Home) on the service delivery part is valuable.
Remote Code update support (interactive or not) is free of charge , as you wish, nonetheless you are free to do it yourself as update are cumulative and retained on each new codelevel.View full review »
GM IT Infrastructure at MSSL
The solution overall has high performance.View full review »
The most valuable aspect of this solution is that it's a single block, a complete block that includes both NAS and SAN. This was our ultimate requirement because we do a lot of file sharing.
When compared to other solutions, particularly HP, they lack the complete block.
The complete block and file sharing are the most usable features.
The features we need are already included.View full review »
DIrecteur Commerical at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
The most valuable feature is the dynamic cache of this product. It is very important. We have the physical cache and we can boost this cache using disks. All the products are mainly flash now and this is one of the main characteristics which our customers like.View full review »
Storage Engineer at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Unity is scalable and you can configure it quickly.View full review »
- One of the most useful features for us was the deduplication. It had been challenging for us to store certain types of data and to use patterns of storage to reduce storage size.
- The IOPS and the speed were also an important part of the solution.
- In addition, there was a Unity machine that offers block-level and NAS, and we used the block-level storage.
- We also use the side-to-side storage verification for the recovery site.
- Finally, the device was flexible and we could change the configuration to meet our needs.
CIO at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The snapshotting is slick.
I like how it separates the iSCSI drives from the standard shares. It has two different routes to it. I know most of the other solutions do this, but I just like the way that Dell EMC does it.
I like the dashboard, which gives me a quick reference on my monitor as to what is using what bandwidth.View full review »
Chief Technology Officer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
My storage team likes Unity's replication features. Three-site replication is a unique feature that EMC offers us.View full review »
Senior IT Infrastructure & Data Center Operation Engineer at Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Egypt
The setup and installation procedures are easy.
The management is done using a single console, which is good. You don't have to use a separate VM to manage the storage.
The most valuable feature of Dell storage systems is the tiering. However, with an all-flash system, there is no tiering.View full review »
Systems Administrator at a computer software company with 11-50 employees
Having gone down the flash storage route, we liked Dell EMC Unity XT because of its speed and efficiency. We did compare it with Pure, but we liked Dell because Pure is more niche, while Dell EMC Unity XT is more general purpose. We can also buy other things from Dell, and we get better prices from them, compared to Pure. In Pure, you can only buy storage. These are the things we liked about this product.View full review »
Overall, I've had a very good experience with the solution so far.
Integration is easy with this product.View full review »
Assistant Manager Specialist at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The high availability of Dell EMC Unity XT has been the most important feature.View full review »
Technical Specialist at Pouyan Pardazesh Tehran Co
The solution allows for easy, useful replication with good features for VPLEX and VIVO.
Head of Datacenter Department: at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The most valuable features are its performance and simplicity.View full review »
Systems Programmer/Specialist -- Infrastructure Engineer at NC State University
The inline deduplication and data reduction capabilities have been the most valuable.View full review »
Consultancy Department Chief with 201-500 employees
The most valuable features include
- Thin Clones
- Deduplication and compression.
It consultant at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Dell EMC Unity XT has good integration with VMware.View full review »
Pre-Sales and Technical Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The most valuable feature that Unity had at that moment was the ability to communicate with the previous family, the Clariion. So, the migration and all the data transfer was really easy.View full review »
User at a media company with 10,001+ employees
The unified storage feature is valuable because it means my customers don't require the setup of a separate mass. They can use the existing storage system as a mass.
Using this solution has meant that I do not need to look for different partners to provide me with solutions like a backup service. Dell provides end-to-end solutions.View full review »
This is a tier-three solution and it gives us what we need for archiving and backups.View full review »
IT Manager at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
What I found most valuable from Dell EMC Unity XT is its easy management through its multi-cloud support. They also offer remote support or secure remote services, which I also find valuable. The support they provide their users is very good, and they'll really help whenever you need support.View full review »
The most valuable features of Dell Unity XT are the data compression for all of our VMs up to four times and the performance is good.View full review »
Solution Architect at a computer software company with 51-200 employees
On the Data Domain side, the most attractive feature is the compression ratio, which none of the other products in the market are currently able to provide. On the Unity side, what customers mostly like is the availability guarantee.View full review »
The most valuable features of this product are its reliable storage and its archiving feature.View full review »
The most valuable feature is the fast cache with functionality rewrite.View full review »
Manager at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
The interface of the solution is good.View full review »
The feature that I have found most valuable is the unified storage and its capabilities for block-access, file access, and the center box.View full review »