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Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series OverviewUNIXBusinessApplication

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series is #7 ranked solution in best NVMe All-Flash Arrays and #25 ranked solution in best All-Flash Storage Arrays. IT Central Station users give Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series an average rating of 10 out of 10. Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series is most commonly compared to Dell EMC PowerStore:Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series vs Dell EMC PowerStore. The top industry researching this solution are professionals from a comms service provider, accounting for 32% of all views.
What is Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series?

The patented Hitachi Accelerated Fabric allows Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System RF (SVOS RF) to offload I/O traffic as you scale out your data platform, delivering up to 21 million IOPS. Mixing NVMe and SAS flash together allows you to get the most economic $/GB rates available up to 69PB of capacity. And the platform is backed with a 100% data-availability guarantee.

Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series was previously known as Hitachi VSP 5000, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000.

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What users are saying about Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series pricing:
  • "The price of the solution is reasonable compared to others, such as Dell EMC."

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AM
Storage and Backups Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
MSP
Top 5Leaderboard
Allows us to share storage between our cloud environments

What is our primary use case?

We are a data center located in Mexico. We use a wide array of storage solutions from different companies. Our largest storage installation is on Hitachi. We use this solution to share storage between our cloud environments. We have a VMware Cloud in each of our data centers with two locations in Mexico City. We have a replica between these two sites. We also have another Cloud Suite for OpenStack. 

What needs improvement?

This solution is equipped with virtualization technology inside the storage box. Other companies like TMS have virtual technology outside of their storage boxes. IBM has a SAN Volume Controller that allows us to virtualize any type of storage whether it's on the same label or not. This is not the case with Hitachi. 

What do I think

What is our primary use case?

We are a data center located in Mexico. We use a wide array of storage solutions from different companies. Our largest storage installation is on Hitachi.

We use this solution to share storage between our cloud environments. We have a VMware Cloud in each of our data centers with two locations in Mexico City. We have a replica between these two sites. We also have another Cloud Suite for OpenStack

What needs improvement?

This solution is equipped with virtualization technology inside the storage box. Other companies like TMS have virtual technology outside of their storage boxes. IBM has a SAN Volume Controller that allows us to virtualize any type of storage whether it's on the same label or not. This is not the case with Hitachi. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is very stable. 

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is great. 

What other advice do I have?

Overall, on a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of nine. 

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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GV
Engineer at Secretaria de Educacion del Gobierno del Estado de Mexico
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Simple firmware updates, effective Shadowimage feature, and reasonably priced

What is our primary use case?

We use the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series as a storage solution in our organization.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features in Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F Series are Shadowimage, easy to manage equipment, and upgrading the firewire is very simple.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series for approximately two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable. However, there have been some software crashes where we had to restart the system. They could improve the hardware to prevent this type of issue.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price of the solution is reasonable compared to…

What is our primary use case?

We use the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series as a storage solution in our organization.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features in Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F Series are Shadowimage, easy to manage equipment, and upgrading the firewire is very simple.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series for approximately two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable. However, there have been some software crashes where we had to restart the system. They could improve the hardware to prevent this type of issue.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price of the solution is reasonable compared to others, such as Dell EMC.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series a ten out of ten.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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