Oracle FS1 Flash Storage System Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Oracle FS1 Flash Storage System competitors and alternatives

Real User
Analytics and Sustainment Engineer at a aerospace/defense firm with 201-500 employees
May 29 2019

What is most valuable?

* Affordability * Scalability * Simplicity of use

How has it helped my organization?

It keeps us up and running. That is the big thing.

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

While it has a good price to start, they could always make it cheaper. We bought extended warranties out of the box because our customer has a bad habit of managing warranties. The service for the… more»

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

We replaced our legacy storage, which was Oracle. We couldn't afford the maintenance agreement for it any longer. We saved millions of dollars by not going back with Oracle. This solution has meet our… more»

What other advice do I have?

Do the due diligence and look at the details: the specs of the product and scalability. There are multiple series of products in the Unity line, which are very simple to use. It's met all of our… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We were on old Oracle storage and are still on some old Oracle storage. There are lots of options for storage solutions, but our technical and customer support team's experience with Dell EMC makes it… more»
Real User
IT Officer at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 30 2019

What is most valuable?

For flash storage, the speed access is its most valuable feature. The solution’s inline deduplication and compression is very good. The predictive performance analytics is a very good feature, as our… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The access in our system is more reliable and provides our users better speed.

What needs improvement?

There are a lot of things to improve.

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

Previously, we used Oracle, Hitachi, and SAN storage. We switched because we needed storage that could be accessed and support our system very quickly.

What other advice do I have?

The features that we wanted have already been added. We integrated the product with VMware and vCenter. It was a very simple configuration to integrate the VMs and have them read our storage.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated Oracle and Hitachi, but Pure Storage had the better pricing.
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