NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS) Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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Tye Summerville
Real User
IT Operations Manager at ACCC Insurance
Jul 03 2018

What is most valuable?

I live in Houston, so disaster recovery (DR) is very important, and the site-to-site replication is huge. I love that feature. We have our backups… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It had our organization start to think like an actual organization. A lot of stuff came out where the management of our workloads has improved… more»

What needs improvement?

What appeals to me is having mobile functionality. There is a vendor portal for 3PAR for whatever you want to purchase. I would like to see… more»

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

We had to go back and purchase iLO licenses and brocade switches for the flex fabric to have a complete solution.

What other advice do I have?

Understand your needs first. If you do not have a need for a highly technical solution, or you have workloads which are not high-performing. 3PAR… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Service Delivery Leader at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Mar 12 2017

What is most valuable?

Basically, InfoSight has been tremendous, together with the support process; the way it proactively sends communication… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have changed quite a bit in multiple areas. One area is simplicity in technology, in the following ways: * The… more»

What needs improvement?

We are fairly happy with the product. I think most of it is definitely satisfying the requirements. But one area, for… more»

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

It has got some advantages. It sells at a 60-70% lower price compared to NetApp, and EMC. On licensing, it's all bundled… more»

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

We were using the NetApp solution beforehand. We switched because, one, obviously, we need to have simplicity in the… more»

What other advice do I have?

Go for it. It's definitely a good product from the current scheme of things and the current market trends. We are service… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Sr Network Administrtor at a Consumer Goods with 10,001+ employees
May 21 2017

What is most valuable?

* Speed of operation: We had several SQL databases that pounded EMC CX4-480 and EMC VMAX 20K. * XtremeIO handles the flow… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has offloaded high IOPS processes and cleared the main arrays for bulk work.

What needs improvement?

Even with the fast SSD drives and processing on the controller, there was still a lag on the FC ports. The initial node… more»

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

Even before Dell bought it, EMC pricing was steep.

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

Over my thirty years in the IT field, I have tried many solutions. I worked with: * NetApp * EMC SANs * Direct attached… more»

What other advice do I have?

Our company didn’t send anyone to operations training until we had the unit for two years. I would advise you to send your… more»
Kelvin Foo
Real User
APAC System manager at a pharma/biotech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 23 2018

What is most valuable?

We like that there isn't a steep learning curve and it is easy to learn how to navigate. It's also quite scalable and easy to implement.

How has it helped my organization?

This solution has improved our organization in the way that in the past we had reports that were taking up to two hours and after switching to SSD storage the overall processing power… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see them develop the ability to integrate with more AWS services. There are increasingly more and more services coming out from AWS but there are also certain… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution an eight because it is very reliable in the way that it fulfills its key objective of being performance driven. If you're considering this or a similar… more»
Tamir Fahima
Real User
IT Infrastructure Manager with 201-500 employees
Mar 11 2018

What is most valuable?

* Ease of use * Time to market * Scalability We can install new software and new applications in no time. That means we… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We deployed a new project and application and I didn't even have to call my boss and ask for a new budget for new disks… more»

What needs improvement?

If Reduxio could manage multiple Reduxio systems within the same dashboard, or manage them as a single mode, it be very… more»

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

I think they're really worth what I get. It's not cheap, but I get all I need.

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

I used many, six or seven vendors before Reduxio. NetApp, EMC, IBM, HPE, etc. What makes Reduxio different is the ease of… more»

What other advice do I have?

My first impression of Reduxio was that they were the coolest startup in the neighborhood. They do storage and they do it… more»
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