We performed a comparison between Pure Storage FlashBlade and Quantum ActiveScale based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two File and Object Storage solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"The product is scalable and easy to expand."
"The onboarding and integrated monitoring tools are pretty good."
"The most valuable features of this solution are the rewrite speed and the nonstop services."
"What I like best about Pure Storage FlashBlade is its object storage functionality, plus it has fast underlying hardware. Pure Storage FlashBlade is also very stable. I find its stability one of its valuable features."
"The main feature I have found to be product replication."
"The snapshots, replication, and the ability to have immutable blades are the most valuable features. You're putting data snapshots out in those blades, and they cannot be touched. Its performance is great."
"The most valuable features are the Metro clustering, and disaster recovery."
"It performs well and it is also very fast."
"The technology is stable which is good."
"Workflow is easy to manage and maintain."
"There is some room for new features related to authentication and integration with Kubernetes, and other solution using S3 Bucket."
"It would be beneficial if the layer could support the S3 protocol and be container ready in the next release."
"The solution is expensive."
"There could be improvements in public cloud integration."
"It would be nice if you could store file-based in the same box with the same technology."
"I want efficiency. FlashBlade doesn't have efficiency now."
"An area for improvement in Pure Storage FlashBlade is its price. It could be reduced. The technical support for Pure Storage FlashBlade also needs improvement. It used to be good, with more experienced engineers. Nowadays, it isn't, and it takes longer for support to solve problems."
"It usually comes down to just what you hit and the value you're getting when you spend the money and license the products. I would always go, "If you want to make things better, lower your price and make your licensing simpler." There's always an opportunity around that."
"Lacks some ability to integrate with different systems."
"We would like to see a self-sufficient installation."
FlashBlade is the industry’s most advanced scale-out storage for unstructured data, powered by a modern, massively parallel architecture to consolidate complex data silos (like backup appliances and data lakes) and accelerate tomorrow’s discoveries and insights.
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Pure Storage FlashBlade is ranked 6th in File and Object Storage with 9 reviews while Quantum ActiveScale is ranked 16th in File and Object Storage with 2 reviews. Pure Storage FlashBlade is rated 8.8, while Quantum ActiveScale is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Pure Storage FlashBlade writes "Immutable snapshots, great performance, and simple and easy replication". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Quantum ActiveScale writes "Good performance and reliable but the setup is complex". Pure Storage FlashBlade is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, MinIO, Qumulo, Red Hat Ceph Storage and VAST Data, whereas Quantum ActiveScale is most compared with Dell ECS, Dell PowerScale (Isilon), Qumulo, NetApp StorageGRID and MinIO. See our Pure Storage FlashBlade vs. Quantum ActiveScale report.
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