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    Traditional Storage systems have limitations to create a larger namespace;  NetApp StorageGRID is a good fit for that use.
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    The main feature I have found to be product replication.
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    The price of this solution could be made more affordable.
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    There could be improvements in public cloud integration. In the future, one innovation could be for them to make an embedded backup system.
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    Storage GRID
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    Overview

    Store and manage unstructured data at scale using NetApp StorageGRID for secure, durable object storage. Place content in the right location, at the right time, and on the right storage tier, optimizing workflows and reducing overall costs for globally distributed rich media. 

    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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    ASE, DARZ GmbH
    ServiceNow, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Dominos, Man AHL
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Manufacturing Company17%
    Government9%
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    Financial Services Firm19%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    University13%
    Energy/Utilities Company13%
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    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Government7%
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    Small Business25%
    Large Enterprise75%
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    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise31%
    Large Enterprise54%
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    NetApp StorageGRID is ranked 9th in File and Object Storage with 1 review while Pure Storage FlashBlade is ranked 4th in File and Object Storage with 9 reviews. NetApp StorageGRID is rated 9.0, while Pure Storage FlashBlade is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of NetApp StorageGRID writes "Enables direct operations without dependency on third-party or associated tools". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pure Storage FlashBlade writes "Performs well with very little maintenance and an easy initial setup". NetApp StorageGRID is most compared with Dell EMC ECS, MinIO, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Cloudian HyperStore and IBM Cloud Object Storage, whereas Pure Storage FlashBlade is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, Qumulo, HPE Primera, Red Hat Ceph Storage and Scality RING8.

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