ScaleIO ECS is a software-only solution that uses application hosts’ local disks.
Simplified operation- ECS enables IT administrator to manage the entire data center stack.
Avoid capacity planning- ECS is elastic, enabling you to add, move, remove servers and capacity during I/O operations.
Self-healing- It rebalances whenever capacity and/or servers are added.
Dynamic performance allocation- It provides dynamic allocation based on applications’ needs.
Freedom of choice through hardware vendor lock-in elimination.