"The GUI makes is simple to use and deploy."
"The initial setup is pretty simple and straightforward."
"I like that it's very manageable very easy to use and configure. I am not an expert, but the graphic user interface is quite simple very easy to use. It's a complete solution."
"The most valuable feature is the service profile."
"Some of the features I like from this solution are it has a fast configuration, it is not complex, and has high availability."
"The solution is stable."
"The ratio in terms of the number of units and the number of servers that we can get each chassis is quite good."
"Great security and functionality."
"The most valuable features are the Metro clustering, and disaster recovery."
"It is very easy to use, and it is very fast."
"The onboarding and integrated monitoring tools are pretty good."
"The initial setup is pretty quick."
"The product is scalable and easy to expand."
"It's very easy-to-use."
"It uses the same platform for connectivity so integration is seamless."
"It performs well and it is also very fast."
"We have to have Java to manage the infrastructure. It would be great if we can manage the infrastructure through a web browser."
"The monitoring features and integration with other products can be improved."
"The solution is difficult to set up."
"The graphic code that UCS can support is limited and less accessible than other systems."
"The pricing could be less."
"The GUI is not the greatest."
"USC Central seems a bit confusing for technicians."
"The management interface needs a lot of improvement. As it is right now, it's a pain to use. It's not user-friendly."
"There is some room for new features related to authentication and integration with Kubernetes, and other solution using S3 Bucket."
"There could be improvements in public cloud integration."
"It's on the expensive side, as expected for a niche product."
"I want efficiency. FlashBlade doesn't have efficiency now."
"Compared to, for example, Hitachi NAS, the solution is not mature at all. It's just in its infancy as far as technology goes."
"I would like to see the licensing fees improved as well as the price per terabytes."
"The feature that we're waiting on is better integration with the cell services."
"The solution is expensive."
FlashBlade is the industry’s most advanced scale-out storage for unstructured data, powered by a modern, massively parallel architecture to consolidate complex data silos (like backup appliances and data lakes) and accelerate tomorrow’s discoveries and insights.
Cisco UCS B-Series is ranked 3rd in Blade Servers with 13 reviews while Pure Storage FlashBlade is ranked 4th in File and Object Storage with 9 reviews. Cisco UCS B-Series is rated 8.6, while Pure Storage FlashBlade is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cisco UCS B-Series writes "Does what it is supposed to in the way the company represents with little room for improvement". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pure Storage FlashBlade writes "Performs well with very little maintenance and an easy initial setup". Cisco UCS B-Series is most compared with HPE Synergy, HPE BladeSystem, Dell PowerEdge M, Super Micro SuperBlade and HPE Superdome X, whereas Pure Storage FlashBlade is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, Qumulo, HPE Primera and Red Hat Ceph Storage.
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