We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"It performs well and it is also very fast."
"The onboarding and integrated monitoring tools are pretty good."
"The most valuable features are the Metro clustering, and disaster recovery."
"It uses the same platform for connectivity so integration is seamless."
"The main feature I have found to be product replication."
"The initial setup is pretty quick."
"It's very easy-to-use."
"The feature that I like most is the analytics part of the file system."
"The most valuable feature is real-time analytics."
"The feature that we're waiting on is better integration with the cell services."
"The solution is expensive."
"It's on the expensive side, as expected for a niche product."
"I would like to see the licensing fees improved as well as the price per terabytes."
"It would be nice if you could store file-based in the same box with the same technology."
"There could be improvements in public cloud integration."
"Compared to, for example, Hitachi NAS, the solution is not mature at all. It's just in its infancy as far as technology goes."
"The price of the software is a bit expensive, so a reduction in cost would make it more competitive."
"In the future, I would like to see non-disruptive updates."
"The price is a little high."
"The price of this solution could be made more affordable."
"Licensing fees are paid yearly."
"In my opinion, we have paid the right price for the product. I don't think that it is too much or too little."
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.
Qumulo is the breakthrough leader in simplifying unstructured data management at massive scale across hybrid-cloud environments. Qumulo provides a high-performance file data platform designed to store, manage and create workflows and applications with data in its native file form at a massive scale across hybrid cloud environments. With Qumulo you can easily manage the full data lifecycle from ingestion, transformation, publishing and archiving with cost-effective capacity, dynamic scalability, automatic encryption, real-time analytics and an advanced API that enables customers to easily integrate Qumulo into their technology ecosystem and workflows.
Pure Storage FlashBlade is ranked 5th in File and Object Storage with 7 reviews while Qumulo is ranked 17th in File and Object Storage with 2 reviews. Pure Storage FlashBlade is rated 9.0, while Qumulo is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Pure Storage FlashBlade writes "Stable with good technical support and easy to manage". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Qumulo writes "Easy to set up, good technical support, and it provides valuable usage analytics ". Pure Storage FlashBlade is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, HPE Primera, Red Hat Ceph Storage, MinIO and Dell EMC PowerStore, whereas Qumulo is most compared with Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon), Scality RING8, NetApp FAS Series, Red Hat Ceph Storage and Nasuni. See our Pure Storage FlashBlade vs. Qumulo report.
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