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"The pricing is good.""It consolidates a lot of our storage into one or two chassis, which makes money savings in our data center.""We have used the solution’s thin provisioning to add new applications without having to purchase additional storage. We use thin provisioning on all of our flash arrays at this point. It gives us the choice to be able to overprovision and take advantage of compression, compaction, and thin provisioning all at the same time. We can get more out of the purchases that we make.""I would like it to be a lot less expensive, but it's been a very good solution for us.""The price of the upgrading of the solution is high. I could buy a whole unit of All Flash FAS 300 with a shelf for around $285,000. Yet if I want to add one additional shelf, it'll cost me $275,000. So they want you to upgrade by replacing it. It's cheaper to buy a whole new unit than to just scale out. The upside is they last. AFF lasts us three or four years. So that's a good investment.""It definitely reduces costs because it simply takes less power to run these systems. While the SSDs don't take power, they are in general very big right now. So, the running cost has decreased for a lot of our customers.""One of the reasons we like this solution is that all of the features are included with the one license.""We would like it to be free."

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NetApp All Flash FAS, NetApp AFF, NetApp Flash FAS
Hitachi VSP 5000, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000
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NetApp AFF8000 All Flash FAS systems combine all-flash performance with unified data management from flash to disk to cloud.  Leverage the Data Fabric to move data securely across your choice of clouds—enabled by Cloud ONTAP™ and NetApp Private Storage for Cloud. Plus, you get the industry’s most efficient and comprehensive integrated data protection suite, on premises or in the cloud.

The patented Hitachi Accelerated Fabric allows Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System RF (SVOS RF) to offload I/O traffic as you scale out your data platform, delivering up to 21 million IOPS. Mixing NVMe and SAS flash together allows you to get the most economic $/GB rates available up to 69PB of capacity. And the platform is backed with a 100% data-availability guarantee.

Pivot3 (formerly NexGen) provides innovative all-flash and hybrid flash arrays that deliver predictable performance and better economics through an innovative architecture that leverages PCIe flash and advanced storage Quality of Service (QoS). Unlike other arrays that treat all data the same, Pivot3’s dynamic storage QoS governs performance targets, I/O prioritization and data placement, allowing you to meet Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Pivot3 flash arrays deliver the predictable application performance your end-users require, along with industry-leading performance, density and management simplicity.

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Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series is ranked 33rd in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 1 review while NexGen Storage [EOL] is ranked 35th in All-Flash Storage Arrays. Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series is rated 9.0, while NexGen Storage [EOL] is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series writes "Allows us to share storage between our cloud environments". On the other hand, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series is most compared with Dell EMC PowerStore, Dell EMC PowerMax NVMe, Pure FlashArray X NVMe and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E990, whereas NexGen Storage [EOL] is most compared with VAST Data and Pavilion Hyperparallel Flash Array.

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