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We performed a comparison between HPE StorageWorks MSA and Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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Pros
"The product is very easy to deploy.""The most valuable features are the storage levels and snapshot features.""The solution is very easy to use, it is not really complex for any user, such as non-technical individuals."

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"I like its storage capacity, quick access to the data, speed, and overall storage management."

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Cons
"The solution could improve by adding configuration tools.""It would be ideal if there was a better management interface.""This product is getting a little bit older, so new features like deduplication are not included."

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"The main thing Oracle can improve is the cost. It would be better if Oracle opened up the system to enable integration with other vendors. Whether it's the database, application server, or storage appliance, they should make it easy to integrate them. They need to open up more to ensure that it can work in any environment and IT ecosystem."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "This solution involves a one-time CapEx payment, followed by warranty extensions."
  • "The price of the solution is a little high and they should provide more competitive pricing. If you want to increases the storage size there are additional fees."
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  • "The price could be better. We have many competing products now like Huawei and Dell EMC, and these are slightly cheaper."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:We are only really using the solution for CCTV purposes. It's very basic. We don't need a lot of bells and whistles. Therefore, for our purposes, we aren't really finding anything that is lacking. It… more »
    Top Answer:I like its storage capacity, quick access to the data, speed, and overall storage management.
    Top Answer:The price could be better. We have many competing products now like Huawei and Dell EMC, and these are slightly cheaper.
    Top Answer:The main thing Oracle can improve is the cost. It would be better if Oracle opened up the system to enable integration with other vendors. Whether it's the database, application server, or storage… more »
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    Also Known As
    HP StorageWorks MSA
    Sun ZFS Storage Appliance
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    Overview
    Whether you need best-in-class performance or are looking to get the most capacity for your investment, MSA has a fast, affordable solution for you. And every MSA comes with an intuitive setup and management interface anyone can master.

    Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance integrates the cloud into its core architecture, making cloud storage available to all users and access protocols while eliminating on-premises cloud access licensing charges and the need for external gateways. Built using a powerful SMP design, multi-threaded OS, massive DRAM caches, and all flash storage, Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance powers the most demanding applications, from fast query responses and, rapid transaction processing to virtualization and cloud workloads. With these performance levels, you can easily achieve 4:1 consolidation of your current NAS filers and gain a higher return on your storage investment.

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    Sample Customers
    Femsa CSC, TTX, Rabobank
    Translational Genomics Research Institute, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, CyberSolutions Inc., Y-Telecom, First Alliance Bank Zambia Limited, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende, Mutlinet Pakistan, TDC A/S, Digi-Key Corporation, Thurgau Cantonal Bank
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Computer Software Company19%
    Manufacturing Company9%
    Government7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Government12%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business44%
    Midsize Enterprise31%
    Large Enterprise25%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise59%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise66%
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    HPE StorageWorks MSA is ranked 6th in Modular SAN (Storage Area Network) with 3 reviews while Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance is ranked 8th in Modular SAN (Storage Area Network) with 1 review. HPE StorageWorks MSA is rated 9.0, while Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of HPE StorageWorks MSA writes "Easy to deploy and manage with good monitoring capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance writes "A stable unified storage system that enables quick access to data". HPE StorageWorks MSA is most compared with IBM FlashSystem, NetApp FAS Series, HPE 3PAR StoreServ, Fujitsu Eternus DX400 series and Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure (NCI), whereas Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance is most compared with NetApp FAS Series, Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure (NCI), IBM FlashSystem, HPE 3PAR StoreServ and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series.

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