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We performed a comparison between Huawei OceanStor and NetApp NVMe AFF A800 based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two All-Flash Storage Arrays solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Huawei OceanStor vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800 report (Updated: August 2022).
632,539 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The most valuable feature of Huawei OceanStor is the hybrid applications.""The pricing is very reasonable.""The most valuable feature is the flexibility in the rail, as it is hybrid storage.""Huawei OceanStor is stable.""This is a stable storage system.""Generally stable with good technical support.""It is easy to use, deploy, communicate and manage this solution.""The setup and the price are the most valuable and not the features related."

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"We find the product to be very flexible.""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.""The most valuable features are stability and performance.""You can easily scale up, and scale-out."

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Cons
"Technical support could be more helpful.""Could have a more stable, lighter Metro and better logging system.""The administration should be simplified because there are a large number of options that make it too complicated, and the customers can get confused.""I would like to see the next generation all-flash, which could be combined.""I would like to see more iterations and direct integration with other solutions.""We did experience a little latency with this solution.""In the future release, Huawei OceanStor should improve on what they already have. It is a good solution.""The solution could improve by having better integration."

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"The support can take a few days to have a response. However, the response that we do receive is very informative.""The cost of the solution is quite high. It would be ideal if they could adjust it so that it's a but less.""Increasing the RAM, and including physical cords would be beneficial.""The initial setup should be easier, and more like a plug-and-play approach."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Huawei OceanStor is priced very well but is a bit complicated."
  • "The price of the solution could be less expensive. However, there are not any licensing costs."
  • "We pay a monthly licensing fee for this solution. The price could be less expensive."
  • "The pricing depends on the features the customer wants, such as storage, RAM, and processors, but in general, Huawei is much cheaper compared to Dell and Cisco."
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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:The most valuable feature is the flexibility in the rail, as it is hybrid storage.
    Top Answer:The administration should be simplified because there are a large number of options that make it too complicated, and the customers can get confused. The V6 has already been improved and is much… more »
    Top Answer:We are a system integration company and we are working with Huawei OceanStor products. It is mainly used for virtualization.
    Top Answer:The most valuable features are stability and performance.
    Top Answer:Considering the requirements and the situation, I don't feel that this is an expensive product.
    Top Answer:The initial setup should be easier, and more like a plug-and-play approach.
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    Also Known As
    OceanStor Dorado V3 All-Flash Storage System, OceanStor 18000 V3 Series Storage Systems, OceanStor 6800 V3 Storage System
    NetApp NVMe, AFF A800
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    Overview

    OceanStor Dorado V3 is the industry's first all-flash storage that puts NVMe into commercial use. It is specially designed for enterprises' mission-critical businesses, meeting the most-demanding performance and reliability requirements of databases, VDI, server virtualization, and SAP HANA.

    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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    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider27%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Government7%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business70%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise15%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise61%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise69%
    Buyer's Guide
    Huawei OceanStor vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800
    August 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Huawei OceanStor vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800 and other solutions. Updated: August 2022.
    632,539 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Huawei OceanStor is ranked 16th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 9 reviews while NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is ranked 23rd in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 4 reviews. Huawei OceanStor is rated 8.8, while NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Huawei OceanStor writes "Its management interface it's quite simple". 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 is most compared with Huawei OceanStor Dorado, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Dell Unity XT, Pure Storage FlashArray and IBM FlashSystem, whereas NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is most compared with Dell PowerStore, Dell PowerMax NVMe, HPE Primera, Fungible Storage Cluster and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform E990. See our Huawei OceanStor vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800 report.

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