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Matt Walty
Real User
Senior Account Executive at Nordisk systems
Sep 13 2017

What is most valuable?

* Scale out: Scale out is a differentiator for them, especially in the enterprise market. It's key for a lot of customers. * There's no forced forklift upgrades. The customer that has a first generation of the product or later of the product knows that they will all work together harmoniously. * The… more»

What needs improvement?

They might not like me saying this, but I would love to see capacity on its DRAM. I know it's not cost effective for them to do it, but I think that it could be a big differentiator and was a big differentiator from the beginning. It might make the reseller's jobs easier. Not having to wait for… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We do sell multiple products. But when Kaminario was brought to our attention, it became the core focus for most of our customers. There are some mid-market SMB customers that it may not fit the best for from a pricing perspective, but for the vast majority of our customers, once we aware of it and… more»

What other advice do I have?

I think that the latest government reports are pretty telling. If you look at the latest government reports on how they're ranked in all the different categories, they pretty much blow them all away. The only things that they didn't blow away are the things I just talked about in the previous… more»
Boaz Refaeli
Real User
Director of Engineering at Telefonica
Feb 28 2018

What is most valuable?

* Inline deduplication * Inline compression * Scale in and out * Easy operation * Extremity low latency * Stability I can sleep at night.

How has it helped my organization?

We used to be work with EMC solutions VNX and VMAX, which were very costly, hard to maintain, and no matter how many upgrades we did every year, it was always a bottleneck… more»

What needs improvement?

The change resolved many coding issues that we had which required a long development process to resolve performance which become not critical - clearing time for new… more»

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

The Kaminario setup is simple and there are no hidden licensing fees so this area is a relief.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We used to be an EMC end-to-end solution utilizing VNXs and VMAX. The solutions were very expensive, hard to maintain (not flexible), and the bottom line is that it didn't… more»

What other advice do I have?

I started with Kaminario searching for one solution for all our services from the perspective of looking forward to the best of bread, which will support our huge planned… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, i have evaluated and tested both XtremIO and 3Par. Other solutions were examined, but not tested (Pure, Nimble, IBM, and Hitachi). 3Par is technologically behind… more»

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Kaminario K2 is the world’s only storage solution that delivers the predictability needed to handle the highly unpredictable world of modern businesses. This highly flexible all flash storage platform allows customers to cost-effectively scale capacity and performance to support their ever-changing business –seamlessly, on-demand and with no disruptions.

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