Comparing Dell EMC to Pure? There’s No Comparison

Be disruptive, not disrupted. Rethink your refresh of Dell and discover why Pure is the all-flash enterprise storage leader.

Move Up to the Modern Data Experience

Now more than ever, business demands more from IT. There’s no reason to compromise and accept Dell’s legacy, disk-based architecture. Reject risky, disruptive migrations. Move to Pure to unlock the value of always-modern storage. Get a Modern Data Experience™ from the industry’s leading all-flash storage innovator, embrace cloud-connected rich data services, and deliver the agility your business demands.

No Data Migrations, No Downtime

  • Pure: Non-disruptive upgrades across eight generations
  • Dell: Unproven claims of non-disruptive upgrades

Up to 2x Better Data Efficiency

  • Pure: Proven average total efficiency over 10:1
  • Dell: 4:1 data-reduction ratio via a combination of technologies

Lower Lifecycle TCO

  • Pure: Nondisruptive controller upgrades save up to 60%
  • Dell: Complexity and migrations drive higher costs

Choice of CAPEX or OPEX

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Having a partner like Pure—who’s innovative and keeps a strategic focus—puts eMoney in a position to take advantage of the opportunities in front of us.

Michael Finnegan, VP of Production Operations
eMoney

Proven Innovation vs. Uncertainty

Fast, efficient, and NVMe-enabled. Pure FlashArray//X is a cut above Dell EMC. See why customers give us an 82 NPS rating and we’re a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage.

Why choose Pure flash over Dell EMC

Evergreen Simplicity vs Painful Refreshes

Sustaining innovation and remaining competitive requires a dependable technology foundation. An Evergreen subscription protects your investment so you never have to re-buy storage again. Make your next storage refresh your last, with Pure.

Avoid painful storage refreshes with Pure Storage

See Why Evergreen Leads The Way

Evergreen Feature

Pure Storage

Evergreen™ Storage

Dell EMC

Future-Proof for PowerStore Only

Guaranteed Effective Capacity
(Not Just an Efficiency Ratio)

Right Size Guarantee*

 

No capacity guarantee

 

 

 

 
All-Inclusive Array Software
(Now and in future)

All Array Software And Features

 

 

 

Many features require optional add-ons***

 

 

 

 
Non-Disruptive HW and SW Upgrades Across Generations

Truly non-disruptive, data-in-place, modular upgrades

 

 

 

History of Disruptive upgrades

 

 

 

 
Included Controller Upgrades to Latest Generation

Free Every Three included controller upgrades**

 

 

 

One-time controller upgrade to Next-gen ONLY ****

 

 

 

 
No-limit Anytime Controller Upgrades
(latest generation AND Next-Model)

Upgrade Flex (anytime 100% trade-in credit)**

 

 

 

One-time controller upgrade to Next-gen or Next-model ONLY ****

 

 

 

 
Anytime Media
Upgrade/Trade-in

 

Capacity Consolidation**

 

 

 

No media trade-in

 

 

 

 
Proven Record Of Delivering on Promises Upgrade/Trade-in

 

>3000 controller upgrades, without disruption or re-buy

 

 

 

Brand-new offering, unproven

 

 

* Right-Size Guarantee available at no extra charge on FlashArray //X
** Requires Evergreen Gold subscription; Upgrade Flex and Capacity Consolidation require purchase of qualifying capacity
*** Requires purchase of premium support package and service add-on options, all at extra cost (per Dell EMC PowerStore Data Sheet)
**** Per Dell EMC PowerStore Storage Family Spec Sheet, p.5

Test FlashArray//X Yourself

Experience a self-service environment to experience Pure’s proven and powerful FlashArray//X. Explore advanced features, including snapshots, replication, ActiveCluster, and even VMware integration.

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Don't Take Our Word for It

Hear what industry leaders have to say about why you should rethink your refresh.

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