We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The initial setup is pretty quick."
"It uses the same platform for connectivity so integration is seamless."
"The onboarding and integrated monitoring tools are pretty good."
"It performs well and it is also very fast."
"The main feature I have found to be product replication."
"The most valuable features are the Metro clustering, and disaster recovery."
"It's very easy-to-use."
"The configuration of the solution and the user interface are both quite good."
"The solution is expensive."
"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."
"Compared to, for example, Hitachi NAS, the solution is not mature at all. It's just in its infancy as far as technology goes."
"There could be improvements in public cloud integration."
"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."
"The management features are pretty good, but they still have room for improvement."
"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."
"The price is a little high."
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.
Pure Storage FlashBlade is ranked 5th in File and Object Storage with 7 reviews while Red Hat Ceph Storage is ranked 3rd in File and Object Storage with 1 review. Pure Storage FlashBlade is rated 9.0, while Red Hat Ceph Storage is rated 7.0. 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 Red Hat Ceph Storage writes "Excellent user interface, good configuration capabilities and quite stable". Pure Storage FlashBlade is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, HPE Primera, MinIO, Qumulo and Dell EMC PowerStore, whereas Red Hat Ceph Storage is most compared with MinIO, VMware vSAN, Portworx Enterprise, IBM Spectrum Scale and StarWind Virtual SAN.
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