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Huawei OceanStor Dorado vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800
May 2022
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"There are plenty of features available in this solution.""This is a stable product that we can use for DR in production.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the overall simplicity.""I've been satisfied with the level of attention I'm given when I reach out to technical support.""We can use Huawei OceanStor Dorado capacity storage for many different purposes.""The majority of our customers find this solution simple to use.""The most valuable features are the five chips architecture and the purpose-built NVMe hard disk drive. Additionally, the IOPS feature is good.""The initial setup is very straightforward."

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"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.""You can easily scale up, and scale-out.""We find the product to be very flexible."

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Cons
"The user interface of Huawei OceanStor Dorado could be more user-friendly. Other solutions, such as EMC, have a better user interface.""If they implement a backup solution directly into the OceanStor then it will be a valuable feature.""It should have easy connectivity with the AIX, however, I've found that with AIX, it has some issues and due to this, we need to remove the exact fiber card sometimes and then plug it in again so that it can connect with the AIX systems.""Huawei OceanStor Dorado could improve by having a multi-tier cloud option and additional protocols""There are some limitations to this product because they do not have unified storage.""The data compression and deduplication ratio of Huawei OceanStor Dorado is not as good as other solutions, such as EMC and Pure Storage. It is important when looking at capacity effectiveness.""This solution can improve by providing easier migrations and better Metro features.""I would really like to see Heterogeneous Storage Virtualization in a future release."

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"The cost of the solution is quite high. It would be ideal if they could adjust it so that it's a but less.""The initial setup should be easier, and more like a plug-and-play approach.""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."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "There are some costs in addition to the standard licensing fees, depending on the requirements."
  • "This product is not too expensive, and the price is competitive on the market."
  • "We usually recommend our customers choose advanced licensing and enterprise companies are more inclined to choose this solution because it is more cost-effective than competitors."
  • "The price of the solution is competitive compared to others, such as Dell EMC and Hitachi. I believe the reason they are providing a discount is they want to increase their penetration into the market."
  • "Huawei has very good pricing. They have some promotions that can be taken advantage of at certain times of the year, such as the end of December. They are providing aggressive pricing. In the Pakistan market, they are ready to beat any vendor in Pakistan because they want to grab the market."
  • "The price of Huawei OceanStor Dorado is very inexpensive, it cost approximately $5 per gigabyte."
  • "The price of the solution is reasonable. There is not a vendor that offers an All-Flash Storage Array at the price of Huawei OceanStor Dorado. The other solutions are approximately 50% higher."
  • "It's not easy to receive an upgrade license of Huawei OceanStor Dorado. It's easy to buy OceanStor with several features, but when you want to add on features later it's not easy. I had some problems."
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  • "Considering the requirements and the situation, I don't feel that this is an expensive product."
  • "There are licenses for the use of this solution, such as commercial licenses."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:It's not easy to receive an upgrade license of Huawei OceanStor Dorado. It's easy to buy OceanStor with several features, but when you want to add on features later it's not easy. I had some problems.
    Top Answer:best compression , best end user interface, more easy to use.
    Top Answer:You can easily scale up, and scale-out.
    Top Answer:There are licenses for the use of this solution, such as commercial licenses.
    Top Answer:Increasing the RAM, and including physical cords would be beneficial.
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    Also Known As
    OceanStor Dorado V3 All-Flash Storage System
    NetApp NVMe, AFF A800
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    Overview

    Huawei's OceanStor Dorado V3 all-flash storage is the ideal choice for enterprises' mission-critical business. It is the industry's first commercial use of NVMe all-flash storage, and it delivers high-performing, reliable, and efficient storage services.

    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.

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    Telecom Italia, Hi3G Sweden, KPN
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    Manufacturing Company5%
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    Comms Service Provider16%
    Manufacturing Company11%
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    Midsize Enterprise27%
    Large Enterprise27%
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    Buyer's Guide
    Huawei OceanStor Dorado vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800
    May 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Huawei OceanStor Dorado vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800 and other solutions. Updated: May 2022.
    610,045 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Huawei OceanStor Dorado is ranked 14th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 11 reviews while NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is ranked 23rd in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 4 reviews. Huawei OceanStor Dorado is rated 8.2, while NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Huawei OceanStor Dorado writes "Highly expandable, plenty of features, and good support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp NVMe AFF A800 writes "Flexible and easy to use with a simple initial setup". Huawei OceanStor Dorado is most compared with Dell PowerStore, Huawei OceanStor, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Pure Storage FlashArray and Dell PowerMax NVMe, whereas NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is most compared with Dell PowerStore, Dell PowerMax NVMe, HPE Primera, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E990 and Dell Unity XT. See our Huawei OceanStor Dorado vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800 report.

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