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Pros
"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."

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"The configuration of the solution and the user interface are both quite good."

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Cons
"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."

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"The management features are pretty good, but they still have room for improvement."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"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."

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Top Answer: The main feature I have found to be product replication.
Top Answer: The price of this solution could be made more affordable.
Top Answer: There could be improvements in public cloud integration. In the future, one innovation could be for them to make an embedded backup system.
Top Answer: Red Hat Ceph does well in simplifying storage integration by replacing the need for numerous storage solutions. This solution allows for multiple copies of replicated and coded pools to be kept, easy… more »
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Overview

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.

Red Hat Ceph Storage is an enterprise open source platform that provides unified software-defined storage on standard, economical servers and disks. With block, object, and file storage combined into one platform, Red Hat Ceph Storage efficiently and automatically manages all your data.
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ServiceNow, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Dominos, Man AHL
Dell, DreamHost
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm21%
University14%
Pharma/Biotech Company7%
Marketing Services Firm7%
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Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider16%
Manufacturing Company9%
Government7%
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Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company27%
Manufacturing Company7%
Government5%
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Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise50%
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Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise47%
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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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