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Pros
"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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"I think it's the economic factor. This solution has the lowest cost for storage systems."

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Cons
"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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"When we used this solution in 2015, it was not scalable at all. I don't know if they have improved on that, but at the time, scalability was just horrible."

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Top Answer: 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… more »
Top Answer: One place where this product should be improved is in the deployment. It should be made easier and the time should be reduced. The number of software packages could be minimized and with a little… more »
Top Answer: I am a solutions architect. I help people define the solutions that will work best for them. Huawei FusionStorage is software-defined storage. Mostly we propose the hardware solutions to our… more »
Top Answer: I think it's the economic factor. This solution has the lowest cost for storage systems.
Top Answer: If I had to choose a new aspect for the system, it would be the rebalancing. The ease of use during capacity upgrades would be the most important improvement. I don't know if they manage it better… more »
Top Answer: We used Scality during the capacity extension.
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Scality RING, RING8
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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.

Scality RING object storage enables enterprises and cloud service providers to run petabyte-scale, data-rich services like web applications, VOD, active archives, compliance archives, and private storage clouds. The RING is software, so you can deploy it on standard x86 servers of your choice, taking advantage of server and media innovation over time. Acting as a single, distributed system, the RING can scale linearly across thousands of servers, multiple sites, and an unlimited number of objects. Data is protected with policy-based replication, erasure coding, and geo-distribution, achieving up to 14 9s of durability and 100% availability.
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Sample Customers
China Merchants Bank, Liaoning, ZhejiangComcast, TimeWarner Cable, EuroSport, Orange, Deluxe, DailtMotion, SFR, RTL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Telstra
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider42%
Computer Software Company25%
Manufacturing Company14%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Computer Software Company46%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government5%
Insurance Company4%
Find out what your peers are saying about Pure Storage, Red Hat, NVIDIA and others in File and Object Storage. Updated: November 2020.
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Huawei FusionStorage is ranked 11th in File and Object Storage with 1 review while Scality RING8 is ranked 8th in File and Object Storage with 1 review. Huawei FusionStorage is rated 8.0, while Scality RING8 is rated 8.0. 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 Scality RING8 writes "Low cost storage system that has good support". Huawei FusionStorage is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, Dell EMC ECS, Google Cloud Storage, Dropbox and IBM Cloud Object Storage, whereas Scality RING8 is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, Cloudian HyperStore, Qumulo, Dell EMC ECS and SwiftStack.

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