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Score 6.2 out of 100
11 Ratings
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)

SMB business Tegile pricing and performance is particularly well suited. BC/DR scenarios are also enhanced as they are extremely good at upgrading each side and failing over for upgrades. I don't know any situations where these would not be appropriate.
Bill Holmberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

This really depends on how you want to use it. If you are a large-scale corporation that needs to have a highly scalable and high I/O usage this is a fantastic array. If you do not have static storage admin that centralizes on EMC storage than this could be a difficult array to manage.
Paul Phelan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Enterprise Flash Array Storage

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage
7.7
Flash Array Performance
DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage
10.0
Flash Array Integration
DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage
7.0
Data Compression
DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage
8.0
Non-Intrusive Upgrades
DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage
10.0
Simplicity
DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage
4.0
Power Savings
DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage
7.0

Pros

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)

  • Fast writes to and retrieves from the disks.
  • Fast ethernet communication and full support for Vmware.
  • NFS storage means no LUN rebuilding or painful LUN migrations.
Bill Holmberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

  • It creates a fully redundant connection from multiple controllers that are always up even during updates.
  • Once setup there is little to no adjustments that need to be made to the storage array. All that's needed is volume updates.
Paul Phelan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)

  • I would like to see every update to be able to be reached via either partial or full updates. In the past we had progressed to one level of software and then found we could not get to a later version from that level, though they did address that.
Bill Holmberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

  • The configuration portion is really difficult. If you are not a fully trained Dell storage admin you won't be able to setup this array.
  • The GUI is stuck in the 90's and has very little user-friendliness.
Paul Phelan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Because when something works this well you don't change it
Bill Holmberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

No score
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Usability

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It just works, and works very well. The GUI is clean and easy to understand, and the dashboard gives vital information at a glance. It also gives a very comprehensive view of what all the moving parts are doing. It is so clear and matches the view in real life that I can have a non-technical person looking at it and talking to me on the phone and we both see the same things, instantly.
Bill Holmberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

No score
No answers yet
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Support Rating

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital) 10.0
Based on 2 answers
WE always get an answer right away, and help is available 24/7/365.
Bill Holmberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage 8.0
Based on 2 answers
The best part about this array is that once you have it configured it is pretty much done. There is little to no other configurations to be done other than normal volume adjustments. Support is great as they understand this array very well. The updates are very hands-off and are done solely by support. You contact them and then there are no other changes done on the end-user's side.
Paul Phelan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital) 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Be sure you have your networking right and you are golden.
Bill Holmberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

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Alternatives Considered

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)

We used to have both Nimble and Compellant in the past, and there is no comparison with the Tegile offerings. The Tegiles outperform them in every area and are easier to use.
Bill Holmberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

The EMC array is a lot more robust, but the PURE array does almost the same with about a tenth of ease from the configuration. It really depends on the type of backend servers that you need to support as to whether you need a EMC array or a PURE array.
Paul Phelan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)

  • It has increased our productivity in our database users by about 40%
Bill Holmberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

  • This storage array is great because it is an always on even during updates.
  • The negative is the time spent on configuring and the need for a dedicated storage admin.
Paul Phelan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
10.0
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage
7.0

Likelihood to Renew

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
10.0
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

Usability

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
10.0
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

Support Rating

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
10.0
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage
8.0

Implementation Rating

DDN IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile, from Western Digital)
10.0
Dell EMC VMAX All Flash Storage

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