HPE StorageWorks MSA vs. NetApp FAS Series

As of March 2019, HPE StorageWorks MSA is ranked 7th in Modular SAN with 2 reviews vs NetApp FAS Series which is ranked 3rd in Modular SAN with 20 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 "Double-parity RAID guarantees that our data stays intact". 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 EMC Isilon, IBM Storwize and HPE StorageWorks MSA. 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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Ranking
7th
out of 42 in Modular SAN
Views
6,724
Comparisons
3,865
Reviews
2
Followers
175
Avg. Rating
8.5
3rd
out of 42 in Modular SAN
Views
19,425
Comparisons
9,291
Reviews
20
Followers
699
Avg. Rating
9.1
Top Comparisons
Compared 26% of the time.
Compared 12% of the time.
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Overview
Whether 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
Femsa CSC, TTX, RabobankChildren's Hospital Central California, Plex Systems, PDF PNI Digital Media, Denver Broncos, PDF KSM Legal, Clayton Companies, Virginia Community College
Top Industries
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm26%
Healthcare Company16%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Aerospace/Defense Firm18%
Financial Services Firm16%
Pharma/Biotech Company16%
Retailer13%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise38%
REVIEWERS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise55%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise59%
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