Pure Storage FlashArray Review

Stable, scalable, good speed, and fast support


What is our primary use case?

We are basically using it for the department of space and online education purposes. We are using its latest version.

What is most valuable?

I like its speed. It has all the features that I need.

What needs improvement?

Its price needs improvement. Its price is almost double than any other flash storage solution.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for a year and a half.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is scalable. We have about 81 users.

How are customer service and technical support?

I have interacted with them. They respond very fast to our queries.

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

I was using a Sun Microsystems product. Basically, the Sun Microsystems product is nothing but Hitachi Storage. They buy Hitachi Storage and label it as Sun Microsystems.

How was the initial setup?

We tried it on our own and almost reached the final stage, but then we had some doubts. After that, Pure people came and helped us. It took about three to four hours to complete the whole installation.

What about the implementation team?

We did it on our own. We had only two Admins for its deployment.

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

Its price is almost double than any other flash storage solution.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution. I am satisfied with this solution, and we plan to keep using this solution.

I would rate Pure Storage FlashArray a nine 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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