FreeNAS Review

Reliable, stable, and scalable


What is our primary use case?

We use it for our interim backup solution. We are using the latest version.

What is most valuable?

Its stability is the most valuable. It is reliable, and we don't have to worry too much about it.

What needs improvement?

They can improve the integration with PSA systems. This functionality could be better.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using FreeNAS for probably two and a half years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable. We haven't been running into problems with it.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It scales pretty well. There are five engineers who use this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

Their technical support is good. There are no problems.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We used Synology. We switched to FreeNAS because we just liked it a little more because of its flexibility.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Its price is okay. It suits our needs.

What other advice do I have?

I would advise others to do their homework. I would rate FreeNAS an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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