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2019-10-30T05:49:00Z

What needs improvement with Azure NetApp Files?

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Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Azure NetApp Files.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 5Real User

Reserved Instances for Azure NetApp Files would improve more use cases, making them more valuable in Azure as the cost would be reduced. They should remove the whitelisting right now. You still have to whitelist customers, subscriptions, etc.

2020-12-15T09:01:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

I have a hunch that storage could be now the most expensive portion of our monthly bill. So I can imagine that, not this year, but next year we will be talking about looking deeper into ways how we can optimize the cost. However, I'm pretty sure with NetApp we nailed the cost thing by literally provisioning only what we need.

2020-03-19T13:00:00Z
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Real User

We would like to be able to replicate data to different regions as soon as possible. The data protection piece is missing. We would like to have backup functionality built-in so that we don't run into the issue where the replication process makes a copy of the corrupted data. Technical support needs to be improved.

2019-11-05T05:27:00Z
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Real User

I would like to see multi-zone redundancy so that I don't have to worry about it. I just back up my data to that one SMB share and I know that it's replicated to a different region.

2019-11-05T05:27:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We would like for the files which are coming in that we can version them. So, if a file is accidentally deleted, there should have a recycle bin option where we can go back, and at least once, clean it up. They could probably improve the versioning and other advanced features. The replication is not available in all the Azure Availability Zones.

2019-10-30T12:02:00Z
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MSP

This solution would be improved with more innovation.

2019-10-30T05:49:00Z
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