SnapMirror. DR replication, it's very useful that we have backups.
How has it helped my organization?
Previously we didn't have DR, but ever since we purchased the NetApp server, we are able to use SnapMirror and then create DR scenarios, so that's been a huge benefit. This solution has helped reduce… more»
What needs improvement?
I would like the ability to perform backups in the cloud. That way you don't have to worry about building the data center. Everything's already in the cloud.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
Previously, we didn't use any other solution. NetApp came out and gave us a demo and it just works.
What other advice do I have?
Our approximate cost per IOP is at least a couple of million. I would give this product a rating of 8 out of 10. There could be improvements, its proprietary software so it can be pricey. I say give… more»
Which other solutions did I evaluate?
EMC, Hitachi, and IBM. We chose NetApp because of its ease of use.