Pure Storage FlashArray vs. Reduxio

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Pure Storage FlashArray
Score 9.3 out of 10
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Pure Storage in Mountain View, California offers all-flash array data storage promising affordability, high availability, and consistent performance.N/A
Reduxio
Score 8.1 out of 10
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Reduxio in San Bruno, California offers flash array storage.N/A
Pricing
Pure Storage FlashArrayReduxio
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Pure Storage FlashArrayReduxio
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Pure Storage FlashArrayReduxio
Enterprise Flash Array Storage
Comparison of Enterprise Flash Array Storage features of Product A and Product B
Pure Storage FlashArray
9.3
154 Ratings
2% above category average
Reduxio
7.5
1 Ratings
19% below category average
Flash Array Performance10.0154 Ratings00 Ratings
Flash Array Integration9.0144 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Compression8.0153 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Non-Intrusive Upgrades10.0148 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Simplicity10.0154 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Power Savings9.0131 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Best Alternatives
Pure Storage FlashArrayReduxio
Small Businesses

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Medium-sized Companies
Dell SC Series / Compellent (discontinued)
Dell SC Series / Compellent (discontinued)
Score 9.1 out of 10
Pure Storage FlashArray
Pure Storage FlashArray
Score 9.3 out of 10
Enterprises
Dell VMAX
Dell VMAX
Score 9.7 out of 10
Pure Storage FlashArray
Pure Storage FlashArray
Score 9.3 out of 10
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User Ratings
Pure Storage FlashArrayReduxio
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(207 ratings)
8.1
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.1
(25 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
9.1
(16 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.1
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
8.8
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.3
(75 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
In-Person Training
8.8
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.1
(6 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
9.1
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
9.1
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
9.1
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
9.1
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Pure Storage FlashArrayReduxio
Likelihood to Recommend
Pure Storage
When you need speed, it's FAST, especially for MS SQL databases. If you are having bottlenecks, you can spend your time finding it in the code because it's not Pure Storage. Love the data reduction and duplication. We can store so much more on this unit than the base physical size. Love the data snapshots. When you need to complete copy your entire environment for testing etc. Nothing is easier, a few clicks and you are done. Extremely helpful for testing and training.
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Reduxio Systems
Reduxio fit into our plans for replacing our aging EMC VNX5500. We were able to reduce our data center footprint from 50 rack units down to 8. The data dedupe or "No-Dupe" as they call it was the main reason for the reduced footprint. We also use VSphere and the API's that tie into VCenter work very well. Your able to carve out storage right from the VCenter web client. Reduxio may be less appropriate when used as a backup repository.
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Pros
Pure Storage
  • The Pure Array does data reduction particularly well. We've seen a 7x reduction on some of our volumes.
  • It is easy to get used to the system after coming from other storage arrays.
  • It has some welcome additions such as a smartphone app that makes it easier to view your cases, etc.
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Reduxio Systems
  • High performance.
  • Backdating feature.
  • Professional services.
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Cons
Pure Storage
  • Reporting is too general. Being a tech nerd, I want to be able to see the nitty-gritty details. I also need to be able to define canned sets of reports for problem application systems.
  • Pricing is a bit higher then some of their direct competitors .
  • Seriously, I have nothing else.
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Reduxio Systems
  • Some best practice documentation available online would be nice, however their support is available to answer any questions.
  • The available amount of physical storage remaining is sort of ambiguous.
  • The marketing of No-Dup is really not a great idea.
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Likelihood to Renew
Pure Storage
It has so far been a very fast and stable product. We have had wonderful support when we have needed it and the account manager and engineer attached to our organization have been very responsive with any questions and concerns we have had.
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Reduxio Systems
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Usability
Pure Storage
The install went smoothly, and the engineer explained every step along the way. The next couple of days he checked in to make sure that migration was running as planned. The user interface is designed with usability in mind. You don't need a dedicated "Storage Silo" to manage this product. For smaller IT departments that need to support many different workloads, this could not be a better feature
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Reduxio Systems
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Reliability and Availability
Pure Storage
We have never had an outage with Purestorage. Yes we have had 2 drives go out but replacements were installed so fast there wasn't any issues. We have had a NVRAM module replaced but were noticed from Pure they were sending a replacement because they were predicting a failure so pure was proactive preventing any issues. Knowing Pure is monitoring our device 24x7 gives us peace of mind.
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Reduxio Systems
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Performance
Pure Storage
The corporation has a very diverse data load and when we migrate from a hybrid storage to pure all-flash, significant gains have already been observed. Latency always remains below 1 ms regardless of the load and volumetry used. Application performance also depends heavily on whether or not the code is more permormatic and network access infrastructure. The product has been meeting expectations
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Reduxio Systems
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Support Rating
Pure Storage
Pure Support is timely and communicative. They are always ready to assist and very skilled at what they do, no matter the time of day. Even at 12:10 a.m. on New Years Day when your array has a hiccup that causes some errors in your environment, they will be on the phone with you in an instant. If they are unable to determine the cause right away, because things appear to be normal, they will take your environment's configuration, lab it up in their support environment and then research until they figure out what caused the problem. Even if it takes 3 months. True story.
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Reduxio Systems
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In-Person Training
Pure Storage
Excellent training and really you don't need that much. We received training at the Pure offices and also on site when the product was installed. Simple things like how to login to the GUI interface, how to setup users, how to create volume and mount it. How to make a snapshot, how to copy it and mount it. Really is pretty self explanatory on how to do things with the GUI interface. We were expecting complicated base on other vendor products, we got super simple.
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Reduxio Systems
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Online Training
Pure Storage
Great videos and documentation. There is a common theme with PureStorage, "Keep it elegantly simple". They have great support network and great support user groups. Documentation has been very helpful with providing auditors with methods and procedures on security and other ways the product works. Great documentation on setting PureStorage to be the most effective with VM's, SQL Server, and other products.
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Reduxio Systems
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Implementation Rating
Pure Storage
The install was very quick. The engineer that Pure sent said that if we started by 10 am we would be done by lunchtime, and he was not kidding.
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Reduxio Systems
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Alternatives Considered
Pure Storage
Pure Storage FlashArray came up as being the most cost-effective of the lot plus the extras added like call-home support were very welcome. The competitors' options were a lot more expensive and the call-home support added a lot more to the already high costs.
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Reduxio Systems
We were looking for a low cost and high IO performance storage option, and considered Netapp and EMC. Reduxio, as an early stage startup, offered us a test option on their beta site. After more than a year, we got a generally available version, and after an additional 3 months, we went to production.
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Scalability
Pure Storage
The product suite scales well and the FA in particular can service any need for all but the most demanding file protocol environments
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Reduxio Systems
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Return on Investment
Pure Storage
  • Thanks to the deduplication that is built into the product we are seeing great reduction in total space required by consolidating similar data types on the same array.
  • Our users are very pleased with the performance.
  • The replication allowed us to move our workload from to another data center with minimal downtime.
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Reduxio Systems
  • One positive impact is the amount of electricity we're saving over the VNX5500
  • The Reduxio is much simpler to manage allowing less training time.
  • The simplicity of the UI will allow us to hire people that may not have as much experience with enterprise storage.
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