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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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"We are paying for the licensing yearly.""We have seen tremendous ROI. It pays for itself 10 times over in the matter of four years.""Performance per dollar, when we looked at it, was the highest that we could get for what we needed.""We buy the arrays outright, so we don't pay anything on an ongoing monthly basis for licensing.""Our hybrid solution could do with some more competitive pricing and more scaled-down deployments. Already, the smallest one is too much for us. We would flourish by having a smaller unit.""If you don't go cheap, it is eventually worth it. However, the initial investment is high.""It is a CAPEX investment. Over the anticipated lifespan, I would say the pricing is $10,000 a month.""The price has room for improvement."

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NetApp All Flash FAS, NetApp AFF, NetApp Flash FAS
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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.

Our Predictive Flash platform closes the app-data gap, giving you the fastest, most reliable access to data. By combining predictive analytics with flash storage, we radically simplify operations. 
Once you’ve experienced our simplicity, you’ll never go back to traditional infrastructure again. Over 9,000 customers rely on Nimble to power their businesses, both on-premise and in the cloud.

Quartet™ is the name of VIOLIN’s software-driven flash storage product portfolio. Quartet™ helps customers access and use more of their data, while reducing the complexity and expense of managing the infrastructure behind it. The Quartet Platform was purpose-built to the highest industry standards and has four components:

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HPE Nimble Storage is ranked 5th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 26 reviews while VIOLIN QV2020 is ranked 32nd in All-Flash Storage Arrays. HPE Nimble Storage is rated 9.0, while VIOLIN QV2020 is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of HPE Nimble Storage writes "A reliable product that has been 100 percent up". On the other hand, HPE Nimble Storage is most compared with HPE Primera, Dell EMC Unity XT, Pure Storage FlashArray, HPE 3PAR StoreServ and VMware vSAN, whereas VIOLIN QV2020 is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray and IBM FlashSystem.

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