Pure Storage FlashArray//X vs. Dell EMC PowerMax - An Architectural Comparison


White Paper

(12 pages, 368 KB)

This whitepaper provides Pure's take on an architectural comparison of two industry leading enterprise-class all-flash storage solutions: the Pure Storage® FlashArray//X and the Dell EMC PowerMax.

While the architectures of the PowerMax and FlashArray//X differ significantly, they have both demonstrated their ability to host mission-critical Tier 1 applications that drive the continued success of many organizations, including life critical healthcare systems, government services, and large financial enterprises.


Download the report to learn the 5 essential criteria to consider when evaluating an enterprise-class all-flash storage array:

  • Storage Efficiency
  • Storage Management and Automation
  • High Availability 
  • Environmentals 
  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)


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