2018-06-20T11:13:00Z

What needs improvement with NetApp FAS Series?


Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with NetApp FAS Series.

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

Guest
88 Answers

author avatar
Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Dedicated storage efficiency accelerators could improve the overall performance of the system.

2019-07-05T08:22:00Z
author avatar
ExpertTop 5Real User

I would like to see an improvement in the licensing on Data Mirroring (SnapMirror) features. Currently, the newest release is not HCI friendly.

2019-05-06T03:35:00Z
author avatar
Top 20Consultant

* Integration with most of the third-party BR tools * A clear roadmap for next releases should be available.

2018-12-18T08:45:00Z
author avatar
Real User

I would like to see less latency and higher IOPS.

2018-07-29T06:51:00Z
author avatar
Real User

I want to see the system automatically tier; we call it auto-tiering. When you use data, some of it goes cold. It is not hot data, so the system should automatically move that data to the SATA, while the hot data is kept on tier-one, the SaaS or SSD drives.

2018-07-16T10:04:00Z
author avatar
Real User

* Ease of management needs to be improved. * The power consumption for the FAS is a lot more compared to the new SSD arrays. Going forward, I don't want to be using the FAS again. I want to be using AFFs more.

2018-07-08T08:03:00Z
author avatar
Top 20Real User

None at the moment for the box itself. We are very happy with the current capabilities of this hardware. Hopefully, the AutoSupport can be improved to be more proactive in certain cases.

2018-06-23T09:51:00Z
author avatar
Real User

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 seen the new roadmap and a lot of our requested features are already on it.

2018-06-20T11:13:00Z
Find out what your peers are saying about NetApp, Dell EMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and others in Deduplication Software. Updated: October 2020.
442,283 professionals have used our research since 2012.