Enterprise Storage Reviews
Enterprise disk, hybrid and all flash array (AFA) reviews that cater to midmarket enterprises and up.
by Kevin OBrien

EMC Unified Storage VNX Series Hands On [VNX 5300]

Most storage solutions like the EMC VNX 5300 come to our enterprise test lab for review. On occasion though, we get an opportunity for hands-on time that requires us to bring our lab to on-site. That was the case last week as we spent hands on time with a pair of VNX 5300 unified storage systems. The VNX 5300 is one of EMC's mainstream unified storage offerings that are tuned for virtual applications with VMware and Hyper-V integration. The VNX 5300 can be provisioned with up to 125 disks; combining SAS, nearline SAS and flash storage. Like most of the VNX family, the 5300 supports FC, iSCSI and FCoE block protocols and NFS, CIFS, MPFS and pNFS file protocols.

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