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2019-11-13T05:28:00Z

What do you like most about Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon)?

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What do you like most about Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon)?

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Top 20Real User

There are also the policies that you set up on replication and purging files, and policies for something called WORM. That's a "write once, read many," where you can't overwrite certain files or certain data. It puts them in a "protected mode" where it becomes very difficult for someone to accidentally delete. We use that for certain files or certain directories, because we're dealing with video and some video has to be protected for chain-of-custody purposes. The WORM feature works great.

2020-12-30T06:29:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

This is the best platform that we could have for storage utilization. It is affordable and scalable. At the end of the day, it's something that we find very easy to use.

2020-11-18T06:45:00Z
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Top 20Real User

For maximizing storage utilization, PowerScale is great. When you write the data to it, it spreads it out to all the nodes, so you get all the performance from the entire pool.

2020-11-01T09:42:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It has allowed us to have more consistent quality controls. It has also allowed us to expand the number of servers in clients processing and accessing data, allowing us to get a lot bigger projects out the door.

2020-10-29T10:12:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The solution has simplified management by consolidating our workloads. Rather than managing all the different workloads on different storage arrays, Windows Servers, etc., we just have one place per data centre where we manage all their unstructured data, saving us time.

2020-10-22T05:36:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The single pane of glass for both IT and for the end-user is a valuable feature. On the IT side, I can actually control where things are stored, whether something is stored on solid-state drives or spinning drives... The single pane of glass makes it very easy to use and very easy to understand. We started at 100 terabytes and we moved to 250 and it still feels like the exact same system and we're able to move data as needed.

2020-10-20T04:19:00Z
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Top 5Reseller

The stability of the solution is good.

2020-08-19T07:57:35Z
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Consultant

The solution is extremely easy to manage. This is its most valuable feature.

2019-11-13T05:28:00Z
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