HP StorageWorks P4500 SAS SAN vs.Dell EqualLogic PS6000XV:Feature and Functionality Comparison
Source: Hewlett-Packard (HP)
Hewlett-Packard ("HP") commissioned VeriTest, the testing service of Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., to compare features and functionality between the HP StorageWorks P4500 SAS SAN Solutions and the Dell PS6000XV storage arrays. The 3-node HP P4500 SAN, a Virtualization SAN with an HP P4500 expansion node, has a current list price of $96,600.00. The 2-node Dell PS6000XV currently has a list price of $110,000. The goal of this study was to evaluate these devices in terms of high availability, capacity utilization under various common usage scenarios, and ease of upgrading the storage solution to meet future storage requirements.