AlirezaDanestehpoorSenior Storage Engineer at Hyundai autoever
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The pricing is good."
"It consolidates a lot of our storage into one or two chassis, which makes money savings in our data center."
"We have used the solution’s thin provisioning to add new applications without having to purchase additional storage. We use thin provisioning on all of our flash arrays at this point. It gives us the choice to be able to overprovision and take advantage of compression, compaction, and thin provisioning all at the same time. We can get more out of the purchases that we make."
"I would like it to be a lot less expensive, but it's been a very good solution for us."
"The price of the upgrading of the solution is high. I could buy a whole unit of All Flash FAS 300 with a shelf for around $285,000. Yet if I want to add one additional shelf, it'll cost me $275,000. So they want you to upgrade by replacing it. It's cheaper to buy a whole new unit than to just scale out. The upside is they last. AFF lasts us three or four years. So that's a good investment."
"It definitely reduces costs because it simply takes less power to run these systems. While the SSDs don't take power, they are in general very big right now. So, the running cost has decreased for a lot of our customers."
"One of the reasons we like this solution is that all of the features are included with the one license."
"We would like it to be free."
"The pricing is very competitive."
"There are lots of features included with this solution and some of them require additional licensing, such as creating high availability storage using a cluster."
"There are some costs in addition to the standard licensing fees, depending on the requirements."
"This product is not too expensive, and the price is competitive on the market."
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Huawei OceanStor Dorado is ranked 16th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 7 reviews while NexGen Storage [EOL] is ranked 35th in All-Flash Storage Arrays. Huawei OceanStor Dorado is rated 8.6, while NexGen Storage [EOL] is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Huawei OceanStor Dorado writes "Easy to manage, easy to provision storage, and it is a good price to performance ratio". On the other hand, Huawei OceanStor Dorado is most compared with Dell EMC Unity XT, HPE 3PAR StoreServ, IBM FlashSystem, Huawei OceanStor and Dell EMC PowerMax NVMe, whereas NexGen Storage [EOL] is most compared with VAST Data and Pavilion Hyperparallel Flash Array.
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