Compare NetApp FAS Series vs. SoftNAS

NetApp FAS Series is ranked 2nd in NAS with 13 reviews while SoftNAS is ranked 13th in NAS. NetApp FAS Series is rated 9.0, while SoftNAS is rated 0. The top reviewer of NetApp FAS Series writes "Double-parity RAID guarantees that our data stays intact". On the other hand, NetApp FAS Series is most compared with EMC Isilon, IBM Storwize and Dell EMC PowerProtect DD, whereas SoftNAS is most compared with Qumulo, NetApp FAS Series and FreeNAS.
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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.

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2nd
out of 33 in NAS
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11,965
Comparisons
9,446
Reviews
14
Average Words per Review
283
Avg. Rating
8.9
13th
out of 33 in NAS
Views
1,390
Comparisons
1,181
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
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SoftNAS Cloud Enterprise
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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.

SoftNAS Cloud NAS is a software-defined, full-featured enterprise cloud NAS filer for primary data storage that enables existing applications securely migrate to the cloud without re-engineering. With enterprise-class NAS features like: high-availability, deduplication, compression, thin-provisioning, snapshots, replication, cloning, encryption (at rest and in transit), LDAP and Active Directory integration, and support for NFS, CIFS, iSCSI or AFP storage protocols, SoftNAS Cloud NAS protects mission-critical and primary, active/hot data.

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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 CollegeNetflix, Boeing, Nike, Coca Cola, Hearst, Ndemand, Carbon Media Group, Atypon, The Street, MagHub, CenturyLink, InfoSys
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Financial Services Firm24%
Healthcare Company15%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company25%
Pharma/Biotech Company11%
Financial Services Firm9%
Manufacturing Company8%
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