ESG advises organizations seeking storage designed for midrange needs and budgets to consider Dell EMC Unity All-Flash. Learn why ESG calls Dell EMC Unity right-priced, feature-rich and as easy to install as a consumer printer.
New features deliver enterprise-class functionality with entry-level simplicity, including enhanced inline data reduction, synchronous file replication and online data-in-place upgrades.
Dell EMC Unity automated features and setup wizards accelerate the time it takes to install and run the All-Flash array. The software setup takes just 5 minutes.¹ And within 25, you’ll be unpacked, installed, configured and running.²
Administrators can use the intuitive, HTML5-based Unisphere GUI to monitor and manage multiple arrays — from laptops to mobile phones. All-inclusive software management capabilities such as CLI and REST APIs, integrated copy data management and the ability to create dynamic storage pools dramatically simplify management.
Intel® Broadwell multi-core processors accelerate performance. A 3U, 80-drive expansion chassis provides up to 16 PB raw capacity.3 And system memory has increased (from 96 GB to a maximum of 512 GB on the largest All-Flash model)4 to handle working sets and metadata for data reduction.
In addition to offering enterprise-class features such as CloudIQ storage analytics at a midrange price, Dell EMC Unity includes an expanded storage loyalty program. Choose the flash storage array designed with your specific needs and your budget in mind. Accelerate IT Transformation and drive results with Dell EMC technologies powered by Intel® Xeon® processors.
1 Based on ESG Lab Review, commissioned by Dell EMC, “Dell EMC Unity All-Flash Storage,” November 2017. Actual software setup time will vary.
2 Based on ESG Lab Review, commissioned by Dell EMC, “Dell EMC Unity All-Flash Storage,” November 2017. Actual time to unpack, install, and configure will vary.
3 Based on Dell EMC internal analysis, September 2016.
4 Based on ESG Lab Review commissioned by Dell EMC, “Dell EMC Unity All-Flash Storage,” November 2017.
5 Source: Principled Technologies report commissioned by Dell EMC, “Handle transaction workloads and data mart loads with better performance,” June 2017, comparing a similarly configured Dell EMC Unity 400F array to HPE 3PAR 8400 array using the DVD Store 2 benchmark to measure OLTP workload performance. Actual performance will vary based on configuration, usage, and manufacturing variability.
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