It works flawlessly and made our hard drives feel like we had upgraded them to all SSDs…It is fast now and no more users complaining that the data retrieval is slow.
Company Making Recommendation: Carvin Corporation
Company Size by Employee: 501 – 1,000
What was the problem you were trying to solve or goal you were trying to accomplish: RAID systems and how slow they are and creating bottlenecks when users access information.
Hardware/Software Vendor Chosen: Broadcom
System Integrator Chosen (if any): Self-Installed
Professional Services Team or Managed Service Provider Chosen (if any): None
Name of Product, Solution or Description of Services you are reviewing (include version number if applicable): MegaRAID CacheCade Pro 2.0 Software
Anything else you would like to add?: None
How long have you been using the product, solution or service you are reviewing?: 0–6 Months
Your review of the result: It works flawlessly and made our hard drives feel like we had upgraded them to all SSDs. We have about 15 servers some have 20TB of 2TB drives 16 bays and they where sluggish. We reconfigured the array and put a couple of mirrored SSD and the Cachecade software and the server now has new life. It is fast now and no more users complaining that the data retrieval is slow.
Thoughts on customer service / technical support: Excellent
Which competitive options (if any) did you evaluate?: None. We had LSI raid controllers already
Any advice you would like to provide others considering the same product, solution or service? Make sure you get a demo and always use a test server never live data.
Please assign a ranking of 1-5 for the company, product or service you are reviewing? 5 – Outstanding, Highly Recommended