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"The product has a very simple GUI-based management platform and it is very simple to use. There is a very easy step-by-step configuration procedure that guides you through, and you can configure it very easily."

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"The most valuable features are the interface and support.""The management interface is great and you have handy access to several details about your file shares."

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"The initial setup and installation is not that straightforward. It should be made easier and the time to install should be reduced."

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"The implementation is a little bit complex and should be made easier.""The only thing I would say is missing for us it is FTP protocol compatibility."

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Top Answer: The management interface is great and you have handy access to several details about your file shares.
Top Answer: The only thing I would say is missing for us it is FTP protocol compatibility. We still have some systems that use FTP to send and receive files, and we are missing that feature. The solution would be… more »
Top Answer: Our file share infrastructure was all messed up with several different solutions in place such as; Windows file servers, Hitachi NAS devices, Linux NFS repositories, and DFS. We were looking for a… more »
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Overview

Huawei FusionStorage fully distributed cloud storage features massive scale-out capability designed for cloud-based architectures. The on-board storage system software combines the local storage resources of standard x86 servers into fully distributed storage pools, providing block, object, or file storage resources to the upper layer. An enterprise can easily obtain the required flexibility and efficiency in data storage to keep up with the ever-changing dynamics of business.

Nutanix Files (Files) enables you to share files across user work stations or VMs in a centralized protected location to eliminate the requirement for a third-party file server. Files uses a scale-out architecture that provides Server Message Block (SMB) file services to Windows clients for home share and user profiles. Files consists of three or more file server VMs (FSVM) or also known as a Files cluster. Files supports multiple file server clusters creation.

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China Merchants Bank, Liaoning, Zhejiang
JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, Volkswagen SAIC, Brighton and Hove City Council, Foresters Financial, Janus International Group, Cloud Comrade, Serco
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Comms Service Provider48%
Computer Software Company20%
Manufacturing Company7%
Retailer6%
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Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider25%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm6%
Find out what your peers are saying about Pure Storage, Red Hat, Dell EMC and others in File and Object Storage. Updated: June 2021.
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Huawei FusionStorage is ranked 12th in File and Object Storage with 1 review while Nutanix Files is ranked 11th in File and Object Storage with 2 reviews. Huawei FusionStorage is rated 8.0, while Nutanix Files is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Huawei FusionStorage writes "Provides block, object, big data, and file storage and has a simple GUI-based management platform ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nutanix Files writes "Good management interface and reporting, helped us to consolidate our various file shares". Huawei FusionStorage is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, Google Cloud Storage, Dropbox, Dell EMC ECS and Scality RING8, whereas Nutanix Files is most compared with Qumulo, MinIO, NetApp StorageGRID and Dell EMC ECS.

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