Pure Storage FlashArray Review

It has good performance. It is easy to install, understand, and manage with a good ratio of deduplication and compression.


What is our primary use case?

We're providing some ESXi solutions to our customers with high performance.

How has it helped my organization?

We working now with VM Analytics to provide our customers some strategies about their VMs directly.

What is most valuable?

Asynchronous and synchronous replication between two data centers. Our platform is housed in two centers, and we're using Pure Storage for their replication.

We are very happy with the data deduplication and compression ratio that we have on the platform.

The console is simple to use. It has good performance. It is easy to install, understand, and manage, with a good ratio of deduplication and compression. It is doing its job.

What needs improvement?

They could improve the price.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We did some add-ons months ago without any downtime.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support is good. They are proactive about the upgrades and reactive when we have any issues.

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

Before working with Pure Storage, we were working with an SP and multi-tier solution. Most of our customers were looking for performance. So, we made the choice to have an all-flash platform with replication. At the time, Pure Storage was the only one to be able to provide some all-flash storage with replication, and replication was mandatory for our customers.

How was the initial setup?

It is quite easy to set up.

What was our ROI?

We have seen a reduction in TCO.

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