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We performed a comparison between Pure Storage FlashBlade and Scality RING8 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.

To learn more, read our detailed Pure Storage FlashBlade vs. Scality RING8 report (Updated: September 2022).
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  • "The price is a little high."
  • "In my opinion, we have paid the right price for the product. I don't think that it is too much or too little."
  • "The price of this solution could be made more affordable."
  • "Licensing fees are paid yearly."
  • "I feel that the price could always be lowered."
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    Top Answer:The main feature I have found to be product replication.
    Top Answer:The price of this solution could be made more affordable.
    Top Answer:There could be improvements in public cloud integration. In the future, one innovation could be for them to make an embedded backup system.
    Top Answer:I think it's the economic factor. This solution has the lowest cost for storage systems.
    Top Answer:If I had to choose a new aspect for the system, it would be the rebalancing. The ease of use during capacity upgrades would be the most important improvement. I don't know if they manage it better… more »
    Top Answer:We used Scality during the capacity extension.
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    Also Known As
    Scality RING, RING8
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    Overview

    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.

    Scality RING object storage enables enterprises and cloud service providers to run petabyte-scale, data-rich services like web applications, VOD, active archives, compliance archives, and private storage clouds. The RING is software, so you can deploy it on standard x86 servers of your choice, taking advantage of server and media innovation over time. Acting as a single, distributed system, the RING can scale linearly across thousands of servers, multiple sites, and an unlimited number of objects. Data is protected with policy-based replication, erasure coding, and geo-distribution, achieving up to 14 9s of durability and 100% availability.
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    Sample Customers
    ServiceNow, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Dominos, Man AHL
    Comcast, TimeWarner Cable, EuroSport, Orange, Deluxe, DailtMotion, SFR, RTL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Telstra
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    Financial Services Firm19%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    University13%
    Energy/Utilities Company13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Manufacturing Company8%
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    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Company Size
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    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise54%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise66%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise63%
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    Pure Storage FlashBlade is ranked 3rd in File and Object Storage with 10 reviews while Scality RING8 is ranked 18th in File and Object Storage. Pure Storage FlashBlade is rated 8.8, while Scality RING8 is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Pure Storage FlashBlade writes "Immutable snapshots, great performance, and simple and easy replication". On the other hand, Pure Storage FlashBlade is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, MinIO, Qumulo and Red Hat Ceph Storage, whereas Scality RING8 is most compared with Dell ECS, MinIO, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Qumulo and Huawei FusionStorage.

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