Compare HPE StoreOnce vs. NetApp FAS Series

HPE StoreOnce is ranked 4th in Deduplication Software with 9 reviews while NetApp FAS Series is ranked 2nd in Deduplication Software with 15 reviews. HPE StoreOnce is rated 8.8, while NetApp FAS Series is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of HPE StoreOnce writes "An extremely stable solution that's fast and offers a good deduplication ratio". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp FAS Series writes "Double-parity RAID guarantees that our data stays intact". HPE StoreOnce is most compared with EMC Data Domain, ExaGrid EX and Dell PowerVault, whereas NetApp FAS Series is most compared with EMC Isilon, IBM Storwize and HPE StorageWorks MSA. See our HPE StoreOnce vs. NetApp FAS Series report.
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Pros
From a centralized system, I can manage the interface, the backup policies, and the status of the database.The initial setup is one of the most user-friendly B2B user solutions. It's good, it's easy. Deployment usually takes less than one day. You only need one person for deployment and maintenance.This is a user-friendly solution.The interface is very user-friendly.The implementation is straightforward.The speed and deduplication ratio are two of the most valuable features of the solution.The deduplication feature in this product is amazing.It results in more efficient storage utilization, cutting capital expenditure in half.

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The most valuable feature for us is the combining of HA and SnapMirror.This solution provides us with easy management and great vendor support.One of the most valuable features offered is double-parity RAID, which guarantees that your data will stay intact. We're also able to provision storage and monitor which ones are really consuming storage.It is good to have a unified storage where you can have block and file level protocols.The initial setup was so straightforward. It was well-documented.It is very flexible. It integrates well with the public cloud and other components, so everything can be API driven. Therefore, it is very easy to automate it.Using the built-in Snapshots and SnapMirror technology, we were able to have better working data protection locally and off-site.The storage efficiency provided a maximum savings in our storage utilization.

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The repository should have an extension to connect to the cloud and deposit the backups.The solution should continue to refine its integration capabilities. I also see they are starting to use cloud integration as well, which is good, but they should do more to integrate with it.I would like to see an emphasis placed on making data deduplication and compression more powerful.The solution's pricing could be improved.The solution would be improved if it could also be used as a data store for VMware.The appliance doesn't have the global deduplication, it has StoreOnce deduplication. It does not deduplicate across the appliance, it will deduplicate in one particular store. With the global deduplication, I could store more data.This product would be improved with the inclusion of more features to security or WORM.The product could be improved with better support for data protection.

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Currently, the newest release is not HCI friendly.Dedicated storage efficiency accelerators could improve the overall performance of the system.I would like to see less latency and higher IOPS.It lacks automatic tiering, When you use data, some of it goes cold. It is not hot data, so the system should automatically move that data to the SATA, while the hot data is kept on tier-one, the SaaS or SSD drives.The only downside is in ease in management; it is not easy to use.It's not a cheap system. It is very expensive. The pricing has been ridiculous every time that we had to renew the support.We would like to have further integration with some backup products. They have some of them already, but there could be more.The AutoSupport could be improved to be more proactive in certain cases.

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There are costs for additional storage and space.

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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.

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10,886
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9
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15
Average Words per Review
286
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9.0
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Overview

HP StoreOnce Backup is a data backup solution that provides a consistent, high-performance, scale-out architecture for your entire enterprise. Reduce the amount of backup data capacity by 95 percent, and choose between powerful dedicated appliances for data centers, or flexible virtual appliances for smaller and remote offices.

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
Eurobank SerbiaChildren's Hospital Central California, Plex Systems, PDF PNI Digital Media, Denver Broncos, PDF KSM Legal, Clayton Companies, Virginia Community College
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm15%
Healthcare Company9%
Comms Service Provider7%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company28%
Financial Services Firm12%
Government12%
Manufacturing Company8%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm24%
Healthcare Company15%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company21%
Pharma/Biotech Company10%
Manufacturing Company9%
Financial Services Firm9%
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