- It's simple as the software is in the fabric instead of having to install the software
- Management is easy through the UI
- You can see all the data
- Integrated networking
It’s two vendors who have a good track records, so it’s a safe bet, and it’s innovative in that it's planned and being planned. It’s reliable, but has an enterprise cost; however, from an IT perspective it’s worth it.
Storage and compute could be better managed. Right now, there are two separate consoles for NetApp and Cisco components. There's no unified management available, and an add-on for that should be a standard option. Also, the cost.
Very stable as an enterprise-level product.
The fabric interconnecters with our older version is fine.
Haven’t had to use tech support because it hasn’t given us trouble.
Not around for initial setup, it would have been complex four years ago, but now it's straightforward
It’s a good product, and I wouldn’t say not to go with it. If you are heavily invested with another vendor, for example HP, don’t change.