Anonymous UserSr. Systems Engineer at a computer software company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"It uses the same platform for connectivity so integration is seamless."
"The initial setup is pretty quick."
"It's very easy-to-use."
"The most valuable features are the Metro clustering, and disaster recovery."
"The main feature I have found to be product replication."
"It performs well and it is also very fast."
"The ability to save resource is a key feature."
"The initial setup was straightforward."
"It's on the expensive side, as expected for a niche product."
"Compared to, for example, Hitachi NAS, the solution is not mature at all. It's just in its infancy as far as technology goes."
"The feature that we're waiting on is better integration with the cell services."
"It would be nice if you could store file-based in the same box with the same technology."
"There could be improvements in public cloud integration."
"I would like to see the licensing fees improved as well as the price per terabytes."
"There is a lack of support for fiber channels currently that needs to be added."
"The solution does not scale well."
"The price is a little high."
"In my opinion, we have paid the right price for the product. I don't think that it is too much or too little."
"The price of this solution could be made more affordable."
"Licensing fees are paid yearly."
"The product is not expensive."
FlashBlade is the industry’s most advanced scale-out storage for unstructured data, powered by a modern, massively parallel architecture to consolidate complex data silos (like backup appliances and data lakes) and accelerate tomorrow’s discoveries and insights.
Pure Storage FlashBlade is ranked 1st in File and Object Storage with 6 reviews while Super Micro SuperBlade is ranked 8th in Blade Servers with 2 reviews. Pure Storage FlashBlade is rated 8.8, while Super Micro SuperBlade is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Pure Storage FlashBlade writes "Stable with good technical support and easy to manage". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Super Micro SuperBlade writes "Easy to set up with good technical support but does not scale well". Pure Storage FlashBlade is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, HPE Primera, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Dell EMC PowerStore and MinIO, whereas Super Micro SuperBlade is most compared with Dell PowerEdge M, HPE Integrity, Cisco UCS B-Series and HPE BladeSystem.
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