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

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"This has been one of the most reliable storage systems that I have ever used."

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Cons
"The product could always be faster.""If they implement a backup solution directly into the OceanStor then it will be a valuable feature.""This solution can improve by providing easier migrations and better Metro features.""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.""I would really like to see Heterogeneous Storage Virtualization in a future release.""The user interface of Huawei OceanStor Dorado could be more user-friendly. Other solutions, such as EMC, have a better user interface.""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 the integration, there have been some compatibility issues with some operating system functions."

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"The write performance could be improved because it is less than half of the read performance."

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  • "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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  • "We acquired VAST Data as a one-time, capital purchase."
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    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.
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    Also Known As
    OceanStor Dorado V3 All-Flash Storage System
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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.

    Innovation to break decades of data storage trade-offs.

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    Sample Customers
    Telecom Italia, Hi3G Sweden, KPN
    Norwest Venture Partners, General Dynamics Information Technology, Ginkgo Bioworks
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider42%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Manufacturing Company5%
    Financial Services Firm5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Manufacturing Company12%
    Government7%
    Company Size
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    Small Business47%
    Midsize Enterprise27%
    Large Enterprise27%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise62%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise68%
    Buyer's Guide
    All-Flash Storage Arrays
    June 2022
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    610,229 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Huawei OceanStor Dorado is ranked 14th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 11 reviews while VAST Data is ranked 29th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 1 review. Huawei OceanStor Dorado is rated 8.2, while VAST Data is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Huawei OceanStor Dorado writes "Highly expandable, plenty of features, and good support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VAST Data writes "Good performance, easy to integrate, and the technical support is outstanding". Huawei OceanStor Dorado is most compared with Dell PowerStore, Huawei OceanStor, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Dell PowerMax NVMe and Pure Storage FlashArray, whereas VAST Data is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Pure Storage FlashBlade, Dell PowerStore and HPE Nimble Storage.

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