Compare NetApp FAS Series vs. Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance

NetApp FAS Series is ranked 3rd in Modular SAN with 19 reviews while Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance is ranked 11th in Modular SAN with 1 review. NetApp FAS Series is rated 9.0, while Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of NetApp FAS Series writes "Double-parity RAID guarantees that our data stays intact". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance writes "Price per GB is very cheap, but we have had issues with uptime". NetApp FAS Series is most compared with EMC Isilon, IBM Storwize and HPE StorageWorks MSA, whereas Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance is most compared with HPE 3PAR Flash Storage, NetApp FAS Series and Nutanix.
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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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3rd
out of 42 in Modular SAN
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12,148
Comparisons
9,647
Reviews
19
Average Words per Review
272
Avg. Rating
8.9
11th
out of 42 in Modular SAN
Views
1,438
Comparisons
1,190
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
224
Avg. Rating
7.0
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Compared 11% of the time.
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Overview
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.

Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance integrates the cloud into its core architecture, making cloud storage available to all users and access protocols while eliminating on-premises cloud access licensing charges and the need for external gateways. Built using a powerful SMP design, multi-threaded OS, massive DRAM caches, and all flash storage, Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance powers the most demanding applications, from fast query responses and, rapid transaction processing to virtualization and cloud workloads. With these performance levels, you can easily achieve 4:1 consolidation of your current NAS filers and gain a higher return on your storage investment.

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Sample Customers
Children's Hospital Central California, Plex Systems, PDF PNI Digital Media, Denver Broncos, PDF KSM Legal, Clayton Companies, Virginia Community CollegeTranslational Genomics Research Institute, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, CyberSolutions Inc., Y-Telecom, First Alliance Bank Zambia Limited, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende, Mutlinet Pakistan, TDC A/S, Digi-Key Corporation, Thurgau Cantonal Bank
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm25%
Healthcare Company16%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company15%
Pharma/Biotech Company12%
Financial Services Firm12%
Retailer11%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise57%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise67%
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