NetApp All Flash FAS Competitors and Alternatives

The top NetApp All Flash FAS competitors are
  • Dell EMC Unity
  • Pure Storage FlashArray
  • HPE 3PAR Flash Storage
  • Nimble Storage
  • SolidFire
  • Huawei OceanStor
  • IBM Storwize
  • Dell EMC XtremIO Flash
Read reviews of NetApp All Flash FAS competitors and alternatives
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.
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Paul Sabin
Real User
Senior Network and Infrastructure Manager at a legal firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 21 2017

What is most valuable?

InfoSight, for sure, has been the best feature so far.

What needs improvement?

I really would like to see synchronous replication. This is something that when we have multiple arrays in our environment and being able to do something like a zero RPO. Being a law firm, we really want our data to be protected all the time.... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We were using a different company before. There are actually several reasons why we decided to look at other vendors. One of which was that we had an unexpected outage with our older storage system for about 56 hours and it was significant... more»
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
DataCentc0ab
Real User
Data center team lead at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 24 2018

What is most valuable?

We're using the Remote Copy functionality a lot, just for DR. That is one of the main features that we're highly dependent on and like to use.

How has it helped my organization?

It has not changed the way we function a whole lot. We were on the P9500 Array before and it had similar capabilities, just different ways of doing it. Still, it has worked well... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The switch was based on that fact that we're on a lease-refresh cycle. That is what really drives this kind of change, for our business. Our main criteria in selecting a vendor... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would definitely recommend evaluating it. Depending on what you need for your business, it could be a good fit. It has been rather stable, other than the couple of hiccups that... more»

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