NetApp EF-Series All Flash Arrays Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Sales Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 09 2018

What is most valuable?

It performs great. Customers really like it. I've had a lot of customers go from the previous platforms up to Unity. They've noticed better performance with it. What they really like is the easy licensing now - Dell EMC has caught up to a lot... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It helps our customers save money because it's at a price point where a lot of our customers can easily bring it in for different projects and it will also provide for DR. I find that the cost has really enabled them to do a little bit more... more»

What needs improvement?

I would love to see more compatibility between the different platforms within Dell EMC's portfolio.
Real User
Senior Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Nov 06 2017

What do you think of NetApp All Flash FAS?

Valuable Features Performance. • Improvements to My Organization Application performance Less capacity required due to storage efficiency • Room for Improvement More performance features. We need our jobs to run faster. • Stability Issues Yes, it is stable. • Scalability Issues Yes, it is scalable. • Customer Service and Technical Support Helpful for troubleshooting. • Previous Solutions We did not have a previous solution. We chose NetApp because we have other NetApp systems. • Initial Setup It was an easy setup. It was done very quickly.
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Real User
IT Director at a healthcare company with 51-200 employees
Jan 10 2018

What is most valuable?

It is difficult to say what features are valuable. It is an SSD array that has awesome performance, low submillisecond latency, and does what it is supposed to do. It just works, which is difficult for things to do anymore.

How has it helped my organization?

I don't really need to worry about storage anymore. I can focus on more critical issues. I log into the array interface maybe once every month to see what my deduplication ratio is and that is about it.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see more detailed reporting on the data. Sure, it is great to see usage, trends, latency, and all the common stuff. However, it would be nice to know what are the exact VMs usage after deduplication and/or what that VMs actual... more»

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