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Member of the Board of Directors at PCI Geomatics
Aug 06 2019

What is most valuable?

The fact that no data are lost when a hard drive fails. I have had two of five drives fail at one time, and no data were lost.

How has it helped my organization?

The ease and reliability of transferring data is a big plus. I use this feature all the time now. Also, the reliability of the backup is reassuring.

What needs improvement?

Make it easier to find out how to fix things when something goes wrong. There is pretty good documentation, but sometimes it is difficult to find the right solution. When… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Since it is free (except for the hardware cost), and robust, I would advise others to use it. If the user is not technologically proficient, I might suggest TRUE NAS for a… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have used WD network drives, but they are no where near as robust in the event of failure

What other advice do I have?

The only other alternative that I could suggest might be a Cloud backup solution

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

It was so long ago now that I cannot remember
Saieeh Ahangary
Real User
Engineer at a university with 11-50 employees
Oct 29 2019

What do you think of FreeNAS?

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case of this solution is for storage of our research; for privacy.

What is most valuable?

The program is fast, fun to work on and easy.

What needs improvement?

The latest version of the dashboard doesn't work as good as the previous version. Sometimes we change our dashboard back to the previous version because the latest version just doesn't work as good. This is a problem - especially if we want to make integration changes.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working on this program for a around eighteen months now.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution has been very stable so far.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The solution is scalable.

How are customer


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FreeNAS is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. FreeNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data. Use FreeNAS with ZFS to protect, store, backup, all of your data. FreeNAS is used everywhere, for the home, small business, and the enterprise.
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