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Find out what your peers are saying about Pure Storage FlashBlade vs. Qumulo and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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"The main feature I have found to be product replication.""The onboarding and integrated monitoring tools are pretty good.""It uses the same platform for connectivity so integration is seamless.""It is very easy to use, and it is very fast.""It's very easy-to-use.""The product is scalable and easy to expand.""The initial setup is pretty quick.""It performs well and it is also very fast."

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"The ratio of total operational cost to complexity versus feature set is very good.""The feature that I like most is the analytics part of the file system.""The most valuable feature is real-time analytics."

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"It's on the expensive side, as expected for a niche product.""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.""I want efficiency. FlashBlade doesn't have efficiency now.""There is some room for new features related to authentication and integration with Kubernetes, and other solution using S3 Bucket.""The feature that we're waiting on is better integration with the cell services.""I would like to see the licensing fees improved as well as the price per terabytes."

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"The price of the software is a bit expensive, so a reduction in cost would make it more competitive.""Qumulo should continue to expand automation and orchestration capabilities.""In the future, I would like to see non-disruptive updates."

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  • "The price is a little high."
  • "In my opinion, we have paid the right price for the product. I don't think that it is too much or too little."
  • "The price of this solution could be made more affordable."
  • "Licensing fees are paid yearly."
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  • "The price of the solution is in the middle range compared to others. We look at the price per terabyte."
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    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.

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    ServiceNow, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Dominos, Man AHL
    County of Riverside Sheriff Department, Hyundai Mobis Automotive North America, University of Arizona, UCSD - San Diego Supercomputer Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Sinclair Oil, Royal Dutch Shell, Kaiser Permanente, Deluxe Creative, Vexcel Imaging, University of Florida, The Madison Square Garden Company, Arizona State University, Cinesite, San Diego Padres Baseball, Johns Hopkins University - School of Medicine, IHME, EllieMae, Washington State University.
    Top Industries
    Financial Services Firm19%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    Energy/Utilities Company13%
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Educational Organization7%
    Company Size
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise31%
    Large Enterprise54%
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    Pure Storage FlashBlade is ranked 4th in File and Object Storage with 9 reviews while Qumulo is ranked 16th in File and Object Storage with 3 reviews. Pure Storage FlashBlade is rated 9.0, while Qumulo is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Pure Storage FlashBlade writes "Performs well with very little maintenance and an easy initial setup". 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 Nutanix Files. See our Pure Storage FlashBlade vs. Qumulo report.

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