Huawei OceanStor Competitors and Alternatives

The top Huawei OceanStor competitors are
  • Dell EMC Unity
  • HPE 3PAR Flash Storage
  • NetApp All Flash FAS
  • IBM Storwize
  • Pure Storage FlashArray
  • Nimble Storage
Read reviews of Huawei OceanStor competitors and alternatives
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Henry Duncombe
Real User
Managing Director at Lanware
Dec 08 2016

What is most valuable?

The service and the support, as well as the technology. Yes, there are plenty of technical features that it offers, which we would expect from... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's a very critical technology component within our service offering. The storage sits central to everything else, such that it needs to be... more»

What needs improvement?

I suppose I’d like to see more security in terms of encryption on the device without it impacting performance. For all I know, that might exist.... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before 3PAR, we used the HPE EVA technology. We’ve always used HPE.

What other advice do I have?

Absolutely get the design of the system right. Work very closely with the right pre-sales technical teams. If you don't, it can be expensive to... more»
Stijn Mahieu
Real User
IT Engineer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 29 2017

What is most valuable?

The multiprotocol support. It's supporting NFS, fiber channel, CIFS, and these kinds of things. The multiprotocol is very attractive.

How has it helped my organization?

It's flexible and we've been doing a decentralization exercise for the last number of years, so we've used the Unity 300 for our remote sites as... more»

What needs improvement?

There is something that comes to mind. We've deployed these systems in a virtualized environment. We are running VMware, and with the VNXe it... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

As I said, we'd been using its predecessor, the VNXe. It's because the VNXe is being phased out that we switched to the successor, the Unity... more»

What other advice do I have?

My experiences are generally positive with this product. I would definitely recommend to others to go for it unless they choose an alternative.
StorageE3a87
Real User
Storage Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jun 01 2017

What is most valuable?

It is software defined.

How has it helped my organization?

It's flexible. You don't need to buy big hardware solutions that are vendor-bound. It's one of the first, fully software-defined solutions on... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like it to be more scalable.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

It's been well established in the market for probably over 10 or 11 years now. This was one of the first solutions available.

What other advice do I have?

When looking for a vendor, support is important, as well as market position.

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