Dell EMC Unity and HPE 3PAR Flash Storage: Buyer's guide and reviews September 2019

Discover what real IT Central Station users think of all-flash storage array solutions.

Conventional thinking about storage has been turned on its head with the introduction of enterprise-grade all-flash arrays. And now, with more companies starting to adopt all-flash solutions, many businesses are starting to ask themselves in what instances wouldn't they adopt all-flash, as opposed to if it is a viable option.

But, as the market becomes increasingly saturated with different vendors all claiming their solution is the best, how can you be sure which one is right for your business?

IT Central Station put together a new, independent report based on real users' feedback. The 13-page document selected two leading solutions in the all-flash storage array market and compiled a detailed and a direct comparison of both the offerings.

Rating the top all-flash storage array solutions

IT Central Station outlined an initial 19 solution providers in their vendor directory and selected two standout all-flash storage array solutions, Dell EMC Unity and HPE 3PAR Flash Storage, to compare in this buyer's guide.

The criteria used to evaluate the solutions consists of product reviews, ratings and comparisons to other solution providers. Each offering included in the report is accompanied by a sample of its customers, its top comparisons and some also have a breakdown of the industries and company size the majority of their reviewers originate from listed.

All the reviews included in the report have been posted in the 24 months prior to publication and are from real, authenticated users. These reviews are comprised from a selection of four key topic areas to ensure readers get an unbiased overview of each offering. These topic areas consist of the most valuable features of the solution, the improvements it made to the users' organisation, how the solution could be improved upon to and where relevant, its pricing, set up cost and licensing fee.


Based on tens of thousands of comparisons and dozens of bespoke reviews this short report offers unbiased feedback on the most widely used all-flash storage arrays in the marketplace today.