NetApp OnCommand Insight Other Solutions Considered

StorageA970f
Storage Architect at US Navy
We didn't know that there was anything else out there. Balance was their predecessor. We used the heck out of Balance. Balance was free but it became an unsupported product. OCI we bought, but we couldn't, like I said, at the beginning, get OCI working. So we were relying a lot on Balance. One day they pulled the rug out from under Balance and said, "We're done." That's when we really started looking at OCI hot and heavy. View full review »
HighPerfea5c
High Performance Compute at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The last dozen years, nobody's been on our storage list. It used to be Digital Equipment Corporation, but that was so long ago. View full review »
Jonathan Pure
Lead Systems Administrator at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
We were looking at - I believe it's now Brocade - but it was Riverbed that had a solution, and that had some dynamic performance monitoring. But I think OCI probably just made sense because we're using NetApp and vSphere most heavily, and it seemed to tie into it the best, of everything that we looked at. View full review »
StorageA7774
Storage Administrator with 1,001-5,000 employees
I would not have been privy to that. When those decisions were made, it was before I started. View full review »
TeamLead5f45
Team Lead Storage at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
We have evaluated other organizations, like Hitachi and Dell EMC. View full review »
Ken S
Storage Services Manager at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The option there was HPE OneView. We were looking at it but I think NetApp came out much more detailed. View full review »
Gianfranco Lanza
Responsabile Data Management DC Area Nord Ovest at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
I was not involved in the evaluation process. However, one is the compatibility matrix: the larger, the best. View full review »
Raul Sanchez
Storage and Backup Administrator at T-Systems
I administrate IBM, Dell EMC, and NetApp, and I prefer NetApp. View full review »

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