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"The solution has been very stable so far.""It integrates well into either Windows or Linux environments.""Its stability is the most valuable. It is reliable, and we don't have to worry too much about it."

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"The feature that I like most is the analytics part of the file system.""The most valuable feature is real-time analytics."

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"The latest version of the dashboard doesn't work as good as the previous version.""The support for S3 needs to be improved.""They can improve the integration with PSA systems. This functionality could be better."

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"In the future, I would like to see non-disruptive updates.""The price of the software is a bit expensive, so a reduction in cost would make it more competitive."

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"We use the free version of the program.""For our configuration, we pay a little bit less than €10,000 ($12,000 USD) per year.""Its price is okay. It suits our needs."

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FreeNAS is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. FreeNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data. Use FreeNAS with ZFS to protect, store, backup, all of your data. FreeNAS is used everywhere, for the home, small business, and the enterprise.

Qumulo is the breakthrough leader in simplifying unstructured data management at massive scale across hybrid-cloud environments. Qumulo provides a high-performance file data platform designed to store, manage and create workflows and applications with data in its native file form at a massive scale across hybrid cloud environments. With Qumulo you can easily manage the full data lifecycle from ingestion, transformation, publishing and archiving with cost-effective capacity, dynamic scalability, automatic encryption, real-time analytics and an advanced API that enables customers to easily integrate Qumulo into their technology ecosystem and workflows.

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Morroni Technologies Inc., Creative Integrations
County of Riverside Sheriff Department, Hyundai Mobis Automotive North America, University of Arizona, UCSD - San Diego Supercomputer Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Sinclair Oil, Royal Dutch Shell, Kaiser Permanente, Deluxe Creative, Vexcel Imaging, University of Florida, The Madison Square Garden Company, Arizona State University, Cinesite, San Diego Padres Baseball, Johns Hopkins University - School of Medicine, IHME, EllieMae, Washington State University.
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Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company25%
Media Company6%
Manufacturing Company5%
Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider13%
Manufacturing Company5%
Find out what your peers are saying about FreeNAS vs. Qumulo and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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FreeNAS is ranked 6th in NAS with 4 reviews while Qumulo is ranked 10th in NAS with 2 reviews. FreeNAS is rated 8.2, while Qumulo is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of FreeNAS writes "Efficient, good reporting, and integrates well with both Windows and Linux systems". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Qumulo writes "Easy to set up, good technical support, and it provides valuable usage analytics ". FreeNAS is most compared with NETGEAR ReadyNAS, NetApp FAS Series, StarWind Storage Appliance, Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon) and IBM FlashSystem, whereas Qumulo is most compared with Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon), NetApp FAS Series, Scality RING8, Buurst SoftNAS and HPE 3PAR StoreServ. See our FreeNAS vs. Qumulo report.

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