Pure Storage FlashArray Review

Management tools make everything easier and have helped simplify storage

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case of this solution is for the fast storage and database. 

How has it helped my organization?

This solution has improved the way our organization functions through its reliability and consistent platform for storage. Has helped up to simplify storage because the management tools make everything a lot easier. 

What is most valuable?

Performance and scalability are the most valuable features for us. 

For how long have I used the solution?

Less than one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Very stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It scales well. 

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

We knew we needed to switch because the older solution we were using was at its end of life. 

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward in the way that it was a database vacuum storage.

What about the implementation team?

We used a reseller for the integration and we had a good experience with them. 

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also looked at Dell EMC and NetApp but Pure Storage performed better. 

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution an eight. There's always room for improvement, nobody is perfect to get a ten out of ten. They do what they do well. It's not cheap but we it's for the uses that we needed. 

If you're considering this solution, I would tell you to try it. 

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

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