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Find out what your peers are saying about Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E990 vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800 and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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Pros
"There's lots of flexibility in how we use the resources while also maintaining a small footprint.""We have been able to consolidate storage into Pavilion. Pavilions are our only SANs because it is a bring your own disk solution. When new drives come out, we are able to take out half of the drives in the system, put in new drives, move our VMs over to the new drives, take the other drives out, and populate those with new drives. Then, we are suddenly twice as dense as we were before. NVMe flash is only going to get denser and cheaper so we can make use of that every couple of years by just throwing newer disks into it at a fraction of the cost of a new SAN.""The high performance is very valuable, as well as the enterprise reliability features."

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"The efficiency ratio is just as high as advertised. It's very high relative to other storage solutions as well. The compression and deduplication capabilities are also very high.""Overall, the solution is strong, easy and fast."

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"We find the product to be very flexible.""The most valuable features are stability and performance."

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Cons
"In our current configuration, we can only run the line controllers in high availability, active-standby mode, whereas we would like to see active-active implemented.""The rail system that Pavilion uses to mount up into a standard Dell or APC cabinet extends further back than normal rails, and they cover up the zero PDU slot. So, I don't like the rail system that comes with the device. That is my biggest complaint.""I would like to see the management layer improved."

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"For mission critical issues the performance is low.""One improvement I am hoping for in the next release is unified storage."

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"The cost of the solution is quite high. It would be ideal if they could adjust it so that it's a but less.""The initial setup should be easier, and more like a plug-and-play approach."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The licensing fees are very reasonable.""This is hardware. They have a singular array that you can populate with your own disk, or you can buy the disks through them. For controllers, you pay for the components inside of the SAN, but there is only one chassis that they work with."

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"The price per gigabyte is good and it is low when it comes to terabytes."

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"Considering the requirements and the situation, I don't feel that this is an expensive product."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: We have been able to consolidate storage into Pavilion. Pavilions are our only SANs because it is a bring your own disk… more »
Top Answer: This is hardware. They have a singular array that you can populate with your own disk, or you can buy the disks through… more »
Top Answer: The rail system that Pavilion uses to mount up into a standard Dell or APC cabinet extends further back than normal… more »
Top Answer: The efficiency ratio is just as high as advertised. It's very high relative to other storage solutions as well. The… more »
Top Answer: The price per gigabyte is good and it is low when it comes to terabytes.
Top Answer: One improvement I am hoping for in the next release is unified storage. The other storage systems we use are unified… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable features are stability and performance.
Top Answer: Considering the requirements and the situation, I don't feel that this is an expensive product.
Top Answer: The initial setup should be easier, and more like a plug-and-play approach.
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Also Known As
Pavilion HFA
Hitachi VSP E990
NetApp NVMe, AFF A800
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Overview

Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform

The Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform™ dramatically accelerates what organizations achieve by delivering universally unmatched storage performance, in an incredibly compact solution while reducing data center costs and complexity. Unrivaled flexibility for multiple data types and protocols, along with broad ecosystem integration, ensure that every customer has choice and control.

What is the Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform

The Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform is comprised of the Pavilion HyperParallel Flash Array™ and Pavilion HyperOS™. The Pavilion HyperParallel Flash Array leverages a unique, switch-based architecture to create a multi-controller solution that delivers an unmatched combination of high performance, ultra-low latency, and storage density. Pavilion HyperOS is a powerful, purpose-built storage operating system designed to unlock the power of the multi-controller Pavilion HyperParallel Flash Array, which delivers scalability and flexibility that no other solution can offer.

Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform Data Sheet

Download the Pavilion HyperParallel Data Platform data sheet. Updated: December 2020

100% DATA AVAILABILITY GUARANTEE. LOWEST COST PER IOPS IN THE INDUSTRY. ULTIMATE FLEXIBILITY IN CONSUMPTION.

Is your infrastructure futureproof? The Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) portfolio delivers performance and agility today and scales to match future demands. Maintain digital business with a highly available 24/7 infrastructure. Stretch your budget and get more value from existing infrastructure.

Your data is a gold mine. Get the most out of it - faster - with AFF A800. Designed for NVMe media, further accelerated with NVMe/FC connectivity to the host, AFF A800 all-flash systems deliver an incredible sub-200 microsecond latency. Providing more than 11.4M IOPS and 300GB/s throughput in a single cluster, AFF A800 redefines the limit of what’s possible with artificial intelligence and deep learning.

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Sample Customers
Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), Statistics Netherlands (CBS)
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Top Industries
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Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Comms Service Provider25%
Computer Software Company22%
Financial Services Firm9%
Non Profit9%
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Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider18%
Manufacturing Company12%
Financial Services Firm8%
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Small Business72%
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise25%
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Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E990 is ranked 27th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 2 reviews while NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is ranked 23rd in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 2 reviews. Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E990 is rated 8.6, while NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E990 writes "High efficiency and simple setup". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp NVMe AFF A800 writes "Flexible and easy to use with a simple initial setup". Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E990 is most compared with Dell EMC PowerStore and Pure FlashArray X NVMe, whereas NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is most compared with Dell EMC PowerStore, Dell EMC PowerMax NVMe, HPE Primera, SolidFire and HPE Nimble Storage. See our Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E990 vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800 report.

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