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"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.""There's lots of flexibility in how we use the resources while also maintaining a small footprint.""The high performance is very valuable, as well as the enterprise reliability features."

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"The most valuable features are the Metro clustering, and disaster recovery.""It uses the same platform for connectivity so integration is seamless.""It's very easy-to-use.""The initial setup is pretty quick.""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."

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"This has been one of the most reliable storage systems that I have ever used."

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"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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"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.""It would be nice if you could store file-based in the same box with the same technology.""It's on the expensive side, as expected for a niche product.""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."

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"The write performance could be improved because it is less than half of the read performance."

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"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.""The licensing fees are very reasonable."

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"The price is a little high.""Licensing fees are paid yearly.""The price of this solution could be made more affordable.""In my opinion, we have paid the right price for the product. I don't think that it is too much or too little."

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"We acquired VAST Data as a one-time, capital purchase."

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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 »
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Top Answer: The main feature I have found to be product replication.
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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

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.

Innovation to break decades of data storage trade-offs.

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Sample Customers
Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), Statistics Netherlands (CBS)
ServiceNow, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Dominos, Man AHL
Norwest Venture Partners, General Dynamics Information Technology, Ginkgo Bioworks
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company5%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm21%
University14%
Pharma/Biotech Company7%
Marketing Services Firm7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider16%
Manufacturing Company9%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider19%
Manufacturing Company13%
Government7%
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business72%
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise25%
REVIEWERS
Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise50%
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Pure Storage FlashBlade is ranked 12th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 7 reviews while VAST Data is ranked 30th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 1 review. Pure Storage FlashBlade is rated 9.0, while VAST Data 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 VAST Data writes "Good performance, easy to integrate, and the technical support is outstanding". Pure Storage FlashBlade is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, HPE Primera, Red Hat Ceph Storage, MinIO and NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), whereas VAST Data is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), DDN Storage Fusion Architecture NVMe, Dell EMC PowerStore and HPE Nimble Storage.

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