"The high availability was most valuable because they come with what's called 100% data availability. With special terms, they license and guarantee 100% data availability. That was probably one of the key features or components that HPE was offering with that model."
"The initial setup is very straightforward. It's not overly complex."
"The most important thing that we had found when we purchased this product around six months back was its 100% availability and uptime."
"We sold Primera to a public university, and they're happy with it. They have been using it for about four months with no significant problems."
"When taking into account the price, maintenance required, and performance of HPE Primera, it is an effective solution."
"HPE Primera is an all-flash storage product that's very stable and has a higher storage capacity. It can also give better ROI compared to NetApp."
"The features that I have found most valuable are the artificial intelligence for the storage inside of the software and firmware because customers do not like functionalities which require manual interruption."
"HPE Primera is scalable."
"We find the product to be very flexible."
"You can easily scale up, and scale-out."
"The most valuable features are stability and performance."
"NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is easier to use than some other solutions and the UI is very good to use for day-to-day activities. Overall, the solution has good technology."
"There are certain features that require engineering-level access, which should be accessible to storage admins as well."
"We cannot use this storage for critical applications and data."
"Like most storage, we want to see flash become more and more stable. Like any flash that uses MLC or TLC techniques, over time, the more writes you have, the less usable the storage becomes. They try to plan for this and have a lot of extra space in the arrays, but over time, their performance does degrade. This is true for any flash storage."
"The file server embedded in Pure, the GUI, and the tracking and reporting features are better with Pure Storage."
"The interface needs to be more user-friendly in that sense that installation and management are still a bit on the high end."
"We used to receive hardware errors a lot of times. The ambient temperatures rise rate was approximately 35 to 55 degrees, but when it was approximately 27 or 28, we used to get errors a lot."
"The IOPS and throughput could be better. That's the only drawback compared to other vendors."
"The solution has good performance but it could improve further."
"The support can take a few days to have a response. However, the response that we do receive is very informative."
"Increasing the RAM, and including physical cords would be beneficial."
"The initial setup should be easier, and more like a plug-and-play approach."
"The cost of the solution is quite high. It would be ideal if they could adjust it so that it's a but less."
HPE introduces HPE Primera, a new storage platform designed to deliver superior simplicity, availability, and performance for mission-critical applications
HPE Primera advances the HPE Intelligent Data Platform, a portfolio of products and solutions designed to help customers transition from delivering storage to unlocking business value with intelligent data
Your data is a gold mine. Get the most out of it - faster - with AFF A800. Designed for NVMe media, further accelerated with NVMe/FC connectivity to the host, AFF A800 all-flash systems deliver an incredible sub-200 microsecond latency. Providing more than 11.4M IOPS and 300GB/s throughput in a single cluster, AFF A800 redefines the limit of what’s possible with artificial intelligence and deep learning.
HPE Primera is ranked 9th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 19 reviews while NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is ranked 23rd in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 4 reviews. HPE Primera is rated 8.6, while NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of HPE Primera writes "A rock-solid, enterprise-class product that provides 100% availability and is backed by an excellent company". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp NVMe AFF A800 writes "Flexible and easy to use with a simple initial setup". HPE Primera is most compared with HPE Nimble Storage, HPE 3PAR StoreServ, Dell PowerStore, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS) and Huawei OceanStor, whereas NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is most compared with Dell PowerStore, Dell PowerMax NVMe, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E990, Dell Unity XT and Pure FlashArray X NVMe. See our HPE Primera vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800 report.
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