Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance Competitors and Alternatives

The top Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance competitors are
  • HPE 3PAR Flash Storage
  • Nutanix
  • IBM Storwize
  • NetApp FAS Series
  • IBM XIV
Read reviews of Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance competitors and alternatives
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Henry Duncombe
Real User
Managing Director at Lanware
Dec 08 2016

What is most valuable?

The service and the support, as well as the technology. Yes, there are plenty of technical features that it offers, which we would expect from... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's a very critical technology component within our service offering. The storage sits central to everything else, such that it needs to be... more»

What needs improvement?

I suppose I’d like to see more security in terms of encryption on the device without it impacting performance. For all I know, that might exist.... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before 3PAR, we used the HPE EVA technology. We’ve always used HPE.

What other advice do I have?

Absolutely get the design of the system right. Work very closely with the right pre-sales technical teams. If you don't, it can be expensive to... more»
SystemsEb063
Real User
Systems Engineer at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees
Jun 02 2017

What is most valuable?

The valuable features for us are the extra add-ons, such as the FIM provisioning, the compression, the disaster recovery capabilities, and the storage pooling functions.

How has it helped my organization?

Most of my customers love it because it's easy to use and easy to manage. They can get their applications up and running very fast. They can buy it at a good price.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see the connection to cloud service providers, although I think that's already there. There's not much more that I can tell you. There are some issues on a firmware... more»

What other advice do I have?

Just buy it. Support for sure is important when considering which vendor to go for, as well as ease of use and the track record of the code base.
Wouter Coppens
Real User
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 24 2018

What is most valuable?

It is very stable and integrates very well with other components.

How has it helped my organization?

It is very flexible. It integrates well with the public cloud and other components, so everything can be API driven. Therefore, it is very easy... more»

What needs improvement?

We would like to have further integration with some backup products. They have some of them already, but there could be more. We have already... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We have always used NetApp, so we did not switch from another vendor.

What other advice do I have?

Use NetApp, it is good. There are more specialized products in the market, but NetApp is a very good general fit. We have a lot of product... more»

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