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HPE Nimble Storage vs. Huawei OceanStor
May 2022
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Pros
"The most valuable features are the duplication and compression traffic. We have second storage that we can use for the synchronization of data between the data centers.""InfoSight is helpful because it is proactive support.""The most valuable features are its cost-effectiveness, performance, and its deduplication deficiencies.""In the 20 days that we have been using this solution, it has been stable.""It is easy to use. Not too complicated.""It's very stable and fast, and I am very happy with the deduplication. It saves a lot of space, which is great.""The solution is quite scalable.""The management software that runs in the cloud is called InfoSight and it is very good. It is similar to machine learning software that monitors your hardware."

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"This is a stable storage system.""The most valuable feature of Huawei OceanStor is the hybrid applications.""The pricing is very reasonable.""Generally stable with good technical support.""OceanStor is cheaper than Dell EMC, and its management interface is quite simple.""The most valuable feature is the flexibility in the rail, as it is hybrid storage.""The setup and the price are the most valuable and not the features related.""Huawei OceanStor is stable."

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Cons
"If they could reduce the cost, that would be ideal.""In the future, I would like to see a lower-end model that has Peer Persistence functionality.""HPE does not have suffficient storage.""I think the scalability of HPE Nimble Storage could be improved.""We are doing a hybrid and are moving some machines to Microsoft Azure to run in hybrid mode. We are checking the availability of extra software-defined storage so that we can configure it.""The solution should allow for easier configurations.""The most difficult part about Nimble was the fact that it didn't have a standard length.""The solution requires a higher availability."

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"We did experience a little latency with this solution.""Technical support could be more helpful.""The administration should be simplified because there are a large number of options that make it too complicated, and the customers can get confused.""I would like to see the next generation all-flash, which could be combined.""In the future release, Huawei OceanStor should improve on what they already have. It is a good solution.""I would like to see more iterations and direct integration with other solutions.""Could have a more stable, lighter Metro and better logging system.""The solution could improve by having better integration."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Nimble Storage is too expensive for our enterprise customers."
  • "I would classify it as an expensive product."
  • "HPE Nimble Storage didn't require a license at the time."
  • "The price is negotiable and when we first received the quote it was expensive, but after dealing with them and receiving a discount, the price is reasonable."
  • "The solution is a little pricey compared to others on the market."
  • "I think HPE Nimble Storage is less expensive than Primera and is the best solution for Venezuela."
  • "We pay a one-time fee for terabyte licenses, and the support is paid yearly."
  • "There is a one-time price for hardware, and with the software support, everything is included, such as software upgrades. The licensing of the solution is included in the cost of the hardware and the support is an extra cost. We have purchased support on an annual basis, but you can purchase support up front for up to seven years. We usually buy five years and near the time of the expiry, we sometimes extend it."
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  • "Huawei OceanStor is priced very well but is a bit complicated."
  • "The price of the solution could be less expensive. However, there are not any licensing costs."
  • "We pay a monthly licensing fee for this solution. The price could be less expensive."
  • "The pricing depends on the features the customer wants, such as storage, RAM, and processors, but in general, Huawei is much cheaper compared to Dell and Cisco."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:HPE Nimble Storage dHCI Vs. VxRail One of the best things about the HPE Nimble Storage dHCI is the three, two, one, zero rule. That means I need three copies of my data on two different types of… more »
    Top Answer:HPE Nimble is a versatile synced WAN San solution. It is easy to use and doesn’t require much training for admins. The solution offers SSD-based cache devices and all SSD devices so you can have… more »
    Top Answer:The most useful features are high availability and the storage snapshot backup functionality.
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature of Huawei OceanStor is the hybrid applications.
    Top Answer:The pricing depends on the features the customer wants, such as storage, RAM, and processors, but in general, Huawei is much cheaper compared to Dell and Cisco. I rate the price of Huawei OceanStor a… more »
    Top Answer:In the future release, Huawei OceanStor should improve on what they already have. It is a good solution.
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    Also Known As
    Nimble Storage
    OceanStor Dorado V3 All-Flash Storage System, OceanStor 18000 V3 Series Storage Systems, OceanStor 6800 V3 Storage System
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    Overview

    Our Predictive Flash platform closes the app-data gap, giving you the fastest, most reliable access to data. By combining predictive analytics with flash storage, we radically simplify operations. 
    Once you’ve experienced our simplicity, you’ll never go back to traditional infrastructure again. Over 9,000 customers rely on Nimble to power their businesses, both on-premise and in the cloud.

    OceanStor Dorado V3 is the industry's first all-flash storage that puts NVMe into commercial use. It is specially designed for enterprises' mission-critical businesses, meeting the most-demanding performance and reliability requirements of databases, VDI, server virtualization, and SAP HANA.

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    Ace Relocation, Atkins Nutritionals, Berkeley Research Group, Canadian International School, City of Hot Springs, Clackamas County, Corona-Norco Unified School District, Ideal Integrations, Linear Technology, P&O Maritime, Retail Apparel Group (RAG), Virtual Radiologic
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    Financial Services Firm18%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Healthcare Company7%
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    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider23%
    Government8%
    Manufacturing Company5%
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    Comms Service Provider38%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Government6%
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    Small Business32%
    Midsize Enterprise35%
    Large Enterprise33%
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    Buyer's Guide
    HPE Nimble Storage vs. Huawei OceanStor
    May 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about HPE Nimble Storage vs. Huawei OceanStor and other solutions. Updated: May 2022.
    610,190 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    HPE Nimble Storage is ranked 5th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 28 reviews while Huawei OceanStor is ranked 15th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 9 reviews. HPE Nimble Storage is rated 8.8, while Huawei OceanStor is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of HPE Nimble Storage writes "Proactive end-to-end management". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Huawei OceanStor writes "Its management interface it's quite simple". HPE Nimble Storage is most compared with HPE Primera, Dell PowerStore, Dell Unity XT, Pure Storage FlashArray and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F Series, whereas Huawei OceanStor is most compared with NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Huawei OceanStor Dorado, Dell Unity XT, Pure Storage FlashArray and IBM FlashSystem. See our HPE Nimble Storage vs. Huawei OceanStor report.

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