How Does ExaFlash Stack Up?

ExaFlash arrays offer superior versatility than competing solutions. The robust multiprotocol capability, precision QoS controls, and open architecture set ExaFlash apart. This enables ExaFlash to serve as the singular all-flash platform for your data-intensive workloads.

  Nimbus Data Pure Storage
Operating system name AFX Purity
Block storage (SAN) support Yes Requires FlashArray
File storage (NAS) support Yes Requires separate pool
Object storage support Yes Requires FlashBlade
Global data reduction across all data types Yes No
Fibre Channel support Yes Yes
Ethernet support Yes Yes
InfiniBand support Yes No
QoS control of each inline data service Yes No
Ludicrous mode (RAID-only) Yes No
Bare-metal mode (JBOF/direct SSD access) Yes No
Supports qualified industry-standard SSDs Yes No
Common software across all array models Yes No