We changed our name from IT Central Station: Here's why

Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager vs Dell EMC VPLEX comparison

Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Quotes From Members
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.""It has many features and capabilities such as local protection and global protection."

More Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager Pros →

"The solution works well. It's very reliable.""The most valuable feature is deduplication, as we have no duplication in the snapshots.""The capacity to migrate machines onto VPLEX is great — it's very clean. We can migrate machines and add arrays easily."

More Dell EMC VPLEX Pros →

Cons
"The support needs to be improved because I have found that even simple issues take a long time to be solved.""Technical support needs improvement, as well as the engineering resources, who do the upgrades."

More Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager Cons →

"I would like to have site-to-site replication capability for applications.""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."

More Dell EMC VPLEX Cons →

Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "There are no licensing costs for this product."
  • More Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager Pricing and Cost Advice →

  • "We struck a great deal with Dell EMC, so for us, VPLEX was not very expensive."
  • More Dell EMC VPLEX Pricing and Cost Advice →

    report
    Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Storage Management solutions are best for your needs.
    563,208 professionals have used our research since 2012.
    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: 
    Technical support needs improvement, as well as the engineering resources, who do the upgrades.
    Top Answer: 
    We use this solution for multiple storage platforms all over the world that need to be able to move data and manage it across them. You have a singular view across all of your storage platforms of… 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 »
    Ranking
    2nd
    out of 26 in Storage Management
    Views
    781
    Comparisons
    530
    Reviews
    2
    Average Words per Review
    400
    Rating
    8.5
    1st
    out of 26 in Storage Management
    Views
    1,671
    Comparisons
    720
    Reviews
    3
    Average Words per Review
    393
    Rating
    8.3
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    Dell EMC SRM, Dell EMC ViPR SRM, ViPR SRM, EMC ControlCenter, ECC, EMC ProSphere
    Learn More
    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.
    Offer
    Learn more about Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager
    Learn more about Dell EMC VPLEX
    Sample Customers
    HNTB Corporation
    Kindred Healthcare, Regis Aged Care, WeBank SpA, Panduit, Munson Healthcare
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company34%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider27%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Healthcare Company4%
    Company Size
    No Data Available
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise67%
    Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager vs. Dell EMC VPLEX and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    563,208 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager is ranked 2nd in Storage Management with 2 reviews while Dell EMC VPLEX is ranked 1st in Storage Management with 3 reviews. Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager is rated 8.6, while Dell EMC VPLEX is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager writes "Easy to deploy and use, with good local and global protection capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell EMC VPLEX writes "A scalable storage solution for our architecture". Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager is most compared with NetApp OnCommand Insight, SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor, NetApp OnCommand and IBM Spectrum Control, whereas Dell EMC VPLEX is most compared with IBM Spectrum Virtualize, NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, Red Hat Ceph Storage, NetApp OnCommand and Huawei OceanStor DJ. See our Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager vs. Dell EMC VPLEX report.

    See our list of best Storage Management vendors.

    We monitor all Storage Management reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.