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AaronMbowa
Real User
CTO at Dataposit Ltd
Dec 22 2019

What is most valuable?

One of the things I like the most about NetApps is that it is very easy to connect to the cloud and it is cloud-ready. I also really love the fact that they have stuck to their storage operating system for as long as I've been working with them. I started with them using ONTAP 7 and I think we are… more»

What needs improvement?

I think where NetApp may have missed the boat and created challenges for themselves is that the product is probably one of the most complicated boxes to configure now. Other vendors, by comparison, have really made the effort to simplify configuration. NetApp has not because they want to keep it as… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

There are a number of products that I am familiar with that are in the same family of products as NetApp. I've used DMT (Database Management Tool). I've used Dell EMC Unity and I have experience with several EMC products. I'm using more than one solution concurrently because I'm a reseller, so I… more»

What other advice do I have?

My advice for those who are considering using NetApps Private Storage is to get yourself trained on the solution. It is worth it because the architecture does not change very often and certification and skills will be valid for a long time. I would say they should get a reseller — of course, they… more»
Real User
Cloud Solutions Account Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Aug 13 2018

What is most valuable?

Mirroring and Snapsnots. Snapshots are very robust. Snapsnots will always work and you can dive into them and receive information. There are a lot of other storage companies that have this feature… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We were having a very hard time managing our data and backing it up for our marketing division. The data was coming in with people making calls, campaigns, and gathering leads, so everything was in… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to have the Active-Active feature. Some competitors, like Nutanix, already have it. I would like NetApp to add it to stay competitive. Their global sales process needs improvement. The… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We were using HPE 3PAR. We did not having the feeling that this was a serious solution.

What other advice do I have?

If you are in the process of acquiring a new storage solution, you have to first understand not the technical side of the platform, but the human side. You have to dive in and know many levels of the… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We found ourselves looking at what we wanted to do with cloud and how we would like to build it, then maintain it, etc. We decided on two competitors: EMC and NetApp. We made the decision to go with… more»
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Pat Cates
Real User
Sr. Account Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 27 2018

What do you think of NetApp Private Storage?

What is our primary use case?

We use it for our company storage and the performance has been outstanding.

How has it helped my organization?

We get our data faster and it's very reliable; we don't go down.

What is most valuable?

Speed Reliability

For how long have I used the solution?

Three to five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Stability has been outstanding.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Scalability is very good.

How is customer service and technical support?

Technical support is very good.

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

The price could be lower.

What other advice do I have?

Our most important criteria when selecting a vendor are reputation reliability technology.…

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What is NetApp Private Storage?

NetApp Private Storage (NPS) for Cloud is a family of enterprise storage solutions that lets you use multiple industry-leading clouds and maintain complete control over your data on dedicated storage systems from NetApp.

Also known as
NPS
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