NetApp Reviews

Henry
Real User
Team Lead at Tata Consultancy Services
Dec 15 2017

What is most valuable?

Powerful Easy to use High availability DFM OCI Data fabric FPolicy Cluster-mode Hybrid cloud solution

How has it helped my organization?

Home directory access & Innovative clinical data and IT storage solutions from NetApp to share patient data across... more»

What needs improvement?

I have found it to be expensive. It is good as a NAS, but not a good option for SAN.We use it for storing medical images.

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

Research fully

Which solutions did we use previously?

Pure Storage for SAN

What other advice do I have?

Think carefully before you jump into NetApp. There are so many competing products and you should do a proof of concept... more»
Sean Henry
Real User
Senior MIS Manager at a transportation company with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 23 2018

What is most valuable?

It was designed from the ground up to work together. It’s not disparate technologies that the vendors put together and decided, “These can work... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It significantly reduces downtime on two of our assembly lines. In addition, it allowed us to move forward on one of the products that we’re... more»

What needs improvement?

I'd like to see some additional graphics capabilities because I'd like to look at some virtual desktop integration for CAD software.

Which solutions did we use previously?

In the first use case, we weren't getting the performance we needed from the old solution. In the second use case, I had an aging infrastructure... more»

What other advice do I have?

Definitely, have a look at this solution. It is simple, and I don't mean "simple" in a negative way. If you're not a company with a staff of... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Storage Engineer at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
Nov 23 2018

What is most valuable?

The ease of access and management from both storage and backup being all in one area, where it integrates with SnapVault and other features with... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's all together managing both storage and backup, which makes it easier for troubleshooting issues and the automation part of it. SnapCenter... more»

What needs improvement?

For OnCommand Insight, they could do cloud-based stuff as well. It would be nice if they could integrate everything inside, so it would be... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

For ERP SAP, we were using a Dell EMC solution previously, but a few things changed from the application teams perspective on what they needs... more»

What other advice do I have?

Gather the requirements and see what your application team needs.

NetApp Questions

Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Dell EMC Unity vs NetApp All Flash FAS. One of the users on our site says about Dell EMC Unity, "As long as you know what you're doing storage-wise, Unity is really easy to use." Another user says about NetApp All Flash FAS, "I think... more»
reviewer429375In general, I lean to EMC Unity due to its flexibility, modularity and low... more»
reviewer99798Full disclosure I represent both manufacturers. In my opinion, it comes... more»
Alfred Morgan JonesCompanies looking for a an all flash system will be swayed by 3 main factors:... more»
Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
What were the top 3 differentiators that most influenced your company's decision to purchase NetApp AFF? Based on your actual experience with the product, did it meet those expectations?  Thanks! --Rhea 
Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Does anyone have experience with both NetApp AFF and Pure Storage? A number of users recently inquired about how they stack up, what are the reasons you might choose one or the other or the differentiating aspects of each product.  How do NetApp and Pure compare?
Jean Carlos Bitencourt Da SilvaHello, In the design of choice of our AllFlash storage we tested several... more»
Bunyamin TasdemirHello, We don't use AFF but we used 8020 SAS and 8020 SSD and we replaced... more»
reviewer503028I don’t have a NetApp AFF array. Our NetApp is actually quite old so I’m... more»

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