NetApp Snapshot Review

Easy to use Snapshot and clone capabilities

What is our primary use case?

I am using the solution for backup purposes in a private cloud environment

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features of this solution are the snapshot and clone capabilities.

This solution is easy to use.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see cloud features added to the next release of this solution.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This is a very stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This solution is scalable. We have approximately seventy-five users.

We have no plans to increase our usage at this time.

How are customer service and technical support?

The solution has been working so I haven't had to contact technical support.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I am using HPE 3PAR in addition to this solution. We have not switched.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup of this solution is complex.

What about the implementation team?

The Professional Services group from NetApp implemented my storage solution, and the deployment took one day.

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

The price of this solution is fair. It is not expensive.

What other advice do I have?

This is a very good storage solution, but it is not extraordinary.

I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

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