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Researched NetApp Private Storage but chose Hitachi NAS: Good pricing and works well, but it is old-fashioned and should be replaced with something new
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"The pricing of this solution is good, which is an advantage that positions this product well."
"The most valuable feature is its ability to handle a high number of users while maintaining both stability and performance."
"Simple and extremely reliable."
"NetApp has really added a lot of features over the years to improve the product and performance. They can do things now like control ingress. They can control egress."
"Very stable and very scalable."
"I do not like Hitachi NAS because it's an old-school NAS solution, compared to the other, newer-type solutions such as Isilon from Dell or Qumulo."
"I would like to see the inclusion of support for cloud-connectivity to providers like AWS."
"The monitoring tool is not well developed."
"There may actually be so many features that the end-user gets lost in the volume."
"The hardware does not last as long as it could with new software."
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"This solution is priced well and there are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees."
"Costs are based on the features and it is a considerable amount."
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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is its ability to handle a high number of users while maintaining both stability and performance.
Top Answer: This solution is not suitable for SMB because the price is more expensive. Costs are based on the features and it is a considerable amount. It really depends on the needs of the client.
Top Answer: Very stable and very scalable.
Top Answer: The one thing I've noticed with NetApp when you buy hardware and you can use it for a while and then you have to get new hardware. I wish the hardware would last a little bit longer. Instead, in three… more »
Top Answer: It back ends some ESXi through NFS shares. I think our database people use it some as well and we have SnapMirror. We've done snapshots for a long time and I found pretty good value there. SnapMirror… more »
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|Hitachi NAS Platforms help you with file sharing, file server consolidation and application storage for Oracle, Microsoft and virtual environments. Deploy the highest performance per node in the industry. Apply capacity efficiencies that let you actually do more, but with a lot less. Realize significant cost savings for your organization.|
NetApp Private Storage (NPS) for Cloud is a family of enterprise storage solutions that lets you use multiple industry-leading clouds and maintain complete control over your data on dedicated storage systems from NetApp.
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Hitachi NAS is ranked 9th in NAS with 3 reviews while NetApp Private Storage is ranked 5th in NAS with 2 reviews. Hitachi NAS is rated 7.6, while NetApp Private Storage is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Hitachi NAS writes "Good performance and reliability, but the management interface needs to be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp Private Storage writes "Has many new added features and it can control ingress and egress ". Hitachi NAS is most compared with Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon), NetApp FAS Series, IBM FlashSystem, IBM Scale-out NAS and Qumulo, whereas NetApp Private Storage is most compared with Qumulo, Buurst SoftNAS, FreeNAS and Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon). See our Hitachi NAS vs. NetApp Private Storage report.
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