Improved performance by more than 50x on our application.
Replication and de-duplication could be better.
No issues with deployment.
One time, there was a node failure and host lost connectivity.
Yes, need to halt the system in order to scale it out (but I guess in the later version, they can scale on the fly - not sure).
Good Customer Service.Technical Support:
Good Technical Support.
No, no other flash solution, we moved from spinning disks to flash.
It was pretty much straightforward, vendor came in and installed the array.
We implemented thru a vendor team. The vendor team was knowledgeable.
Yes, we did POC with bunch of other Flash vendors and choose K2 over them.
If you are looking for a perf, K2 is the one. But it still lags behind the replication and de-duplication of other vendors.