HPE StorageWorks MSA vs. NetApp FAS Series

HPE StorageWorks MSA is ranked 7th in Modular SAN with 3 reviews vs NetApp FAS Series which is ranked 3rd in Modular SAN with 23 reviews. The top reviewer of HPE StorageWorks MSA writes "The benefits are definitely reliability and ease of use. We can fit the products into our racks and we can stack them". The top reviewer of NetApp FAS Series writes "The most valuable features are the snapshots, the flash pool that we’re using, and cluster mode. ". HPE StorageWorks MSA is most compared with HPE 3PAR Flash Storage, NetApp FAS Series and Dell EqualLogic PS series. NetApp FAS Series is most compared with IBM Storwize, EMC Isilon and Hitachi NAS. See our HPE StorageWorks MSA vs. NetApp FAS Series report.
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The scalability is pretty good, but it's too expensive.The price, compared to competitors, is quite high.Cost effective storage for all performance levels (including all-flash).The only area that could be improved is to lower prices for their All Flash FAS.The price it not low, but comparing features to other vendors, the price can be balanced.There are products available in market with comparatively lower costs.Most storage vendors also have software, or licensing bundles, which may offer the required licenses considerably cheaper, but do also maybe offer licenses, which are not needed.The process for going to cluster mode is expensive.

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Also Known AsHP StorageWorks MSA
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Overview
OverviewWhether you need best-in-class performance or are looking to get the most capacity for your investment, MSA has a fast, affordable solution for you. And every MSA comes with an intuitive setup and management interface anyone can master.NetApp FAS Series offers powerful, affordable, flexible data storage for midsized businesses and distributed enterprises. NetApp FAS Series, named a 'Champion' and 'Best in Overall Value' by Info-Tech Research Group, is affordable, and is a more powerful storage platform than other systems in its class.
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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersFemsa CSC, TTX, RabobankChildren's Hospital Central California, Plex Systems, PDF PNI Digital Media, Denver Broncos, PDF KSM Legal, Clayton Companies, Virginia Community College
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm
26%
Healthcare Company
16%
Energy/Utilities Company
10%
Government
6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider
14%
Healthcare Company
11%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Aerospace/Defense Firm
8%
Company Size
Company Size
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Small Business
14%
Midsize Enterprise
43%
Large Enterprise
43%
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Small Business
15%
Midsize Enterprise
27%
Large Enterprise
58%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
16%
Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
69%
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