ESG Validation

ESG Lab Validation: Replicating Oracle Databases with Quest SharePlex Compared to Alternative, Legacy Products



ESG Lab evaluated SharePlex from Quest Software with a focus on its ability to replicate Oracle databases easily and quickly, while delivering easy installation and operations, high performance, and ease of use as compared to alternative, legacy solutions.

Topics: Data Protection Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI

ESG Lab Validation: Performance and Cost Efficiency of Intel and Microsoft Hyperconverged Infrastructure


This ESG Lab Validation documents our audit of synthetic and real-world testing of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) reference architectures (RAs) delivered by Intel and Microsoft. The solutions include Intel-based servers and flash drives with Windows Server 2016 and Storage Spaces Direct. Testing focused on performance, scalability, and cost effectiveness.

Topics: Converged Infrastructure

ESG Lab Validation: Agile and Efficient Software-defined Storage from Acronis


ESG Lab validated Acronis Storage, including Acronis CloudRAID and Acronis Notary, with a focus on the solution’s ability to deliver the ease of use, flexibility, and efficiency of public cloud storage. Also of interest was its ability to effectively support block, file, and object storage workloads with a single hybrid cloud storage solution.

Topics: Storage Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Lab Review: Dell EMC Analytic Insights Module: Simplifying Big Data Analytics


ESG Lab recently completed testing of Dell EMC’s Analytic Insights Module, which is designed to enable organizations to analyze and extract value from big data more easily. Testing examined how Analytic Insights Module gathers, analyzes, and acts on data—with a focus on ease of use, collaboration, time savings, data security, and simplified data integration.

Topics: Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI

ESG Lab Validation: Cisco HyperFlex


This report documents an ESG Lab audit and validation of Cisco HyperFlex hyperconverged infrastructure performance testing, which focused on comparisons of Cisco HyperFlex hybrid and all-flash solutions with anonymous competitive HCI solutions.

Topics: Enterprise Mobility Cloud Services & Orchestration