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System pricing based on published vendor MSRP with a typical enterprise discount
Encryption at rest is enabled on both systems
The cost of storage decreases 15% per year
TCO calculations include space and cooling (details in PDF report)
TCO calculations do not include any labor costs or savings
Hybrid system based on Dell EMC PowerScale (formerly Isilon). See the full report PDF for model details.
Isilon hardware is replaced in years 4 and 9 as Dell will only write 5 years of support
PowerScale data protection overhead 14% (14+2)
VAST data reduction is 2X competitor reduction