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"It has many options for scalability, and it is stable."

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"You can use different protocols at the same time. Monitoring is also very easy in NetApp FAS Series. There is a free tool for monitoring.""The most valuable feature for us is the combining of HA and SnapMirror.""The file sharing feature is most valuable.""Can use both SAN and NAS at the same time.""The most valuable features are the NAS features and NetApp's excellent support.""I have found all the features useful in NetApp FAS Series.""Data consolidation and visualization.""The most important features are SnapVault, Snapshots, and SnapMirror."

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"The call charges and the management cost should be more friendly. They can also include monitoring and management."

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"Its operating system is very cumbersome. However, after you set it up, it runs pretty smoothly. Its file system is not very dynamic. It is very static.""The user interface could be improved.""We're supposed to have used NetApp FAS Series for replication, but then one of the nodes failed, and then it's taken us some time to bring it up.""There is no NetApp infrastructure set up here in Greece.""You always need a huge amount of hardware to fulfill a given setup. Its deployment can be complex, especially if you go MetroCluster.""Currently, the newest release is not HCI friendly.""Technical support needs to be improved, as there are no longer partners in our country.""Its licensing cost can be improved."

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  • "It is cheaper than other solutions."
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  • "I've sold arrays for as little $20,000 USD and as high as $300,000 USD."
  • "It is expensive."
  • "I don't recall the price, but in general, pricing can always be better."
  • "It's not cheap, but at the same time, it's also inexpensive. It's somewhere in between."
  • "We purchased it for four years, and it wasn't expensive. It was reasonable. Every company has a different agreement with NetApp. We got everything we wanted with all the bells and whistles and all the features and functionalities."
  • "The NetApp FAS series price is very competitive compared to other solutions on the market it is a good choice."
  • "NetApp FAS Series could be less expensive."
  • "We are on a perpetual license."
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    I like it. When it is up and running, it does the job.
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    It definitely depends on the contract. It depends on where you buy it from, which features are you going to use, and what is your personal benefit of the features that you plan to use for the system.
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    You always need a huge amount of hardware to fulfill a given setup. Its deployment can be complex, especially if you go MetroCluster.
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    Also Known As
    OceanStor 9000 Scale-out NAS
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    Overview

    OceanStor 9000 is a scale-out NAS storage system specifically designed for massive data storage.

    It employs a fully symmetric distributed architecture, supports either file or object storage, and delivers superior performance, extensive scale-out capabilities, and super-large single file system for unstructured data storage. 

    It is widely applied in media, satellite mapping, gene sequencing, energy exploration, scientific research, education, backup and archiving.

    NetApp FAS Series offers powerful, affordable, flexible data storage for midsized businesses and distributed enterprises. NetApp FAS Series, named a 'Champion' and 'Best in Overall Value' by Info-Tech Research Group, is affordable, and is a more powerful storage platform than other systems in its class.
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    Piraeus, Clinique Univeritaires Saint-Luc, Absolut Bank
    Children's Hospital Central California, Plex Systems, PDF PNI Digital Media, Denver Broncos, PDF KSM Legal, Clayton Companies, Virginia Community College
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    Financial Services Firm5%
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    Healthcare Company14%
    Comms Service Provider7%
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    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise27%
    Large Enterprise48%
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    Huawei OceanStor 9000 is ranked 13th in NAS with 1 review while NetApp FAS Series is ranked 5th in NAS with 17 reviews. Huawei OceanStor 9000 is rated 8.0, while NetApp FAS Series is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Huawei OceanStor 9000 writes "It is stable and scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp FAS Series writes "Resilient without disrupting the user experience and very stable". Huawei OceanStor 9000 is most compared with Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon), HPE 3PAR StoreServ, FreeNAS and IBM FlashSystem, whereas NetApp FAS Series is most compared with Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon), HPE StorageWorks MSA, Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), IBM FlashSystem and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series.

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