How Qumulo Compares

With Qumulo, organizations have the advantage needed to thrive in the digital era that demands complete control over file data.
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How Qumulo compares to legacy storage vendors

How Qumulo compares to Dell EMC Isilon/PowerScale

Customer support is the No. 1 reason customers renew their Qumulo subscriptions.

How Qumulo compares to NetApp ONTAP

Modern data environments need a modern approach.

What customers say about Qumulo

“Without a high-performance file system in the cloud, our workflow would be impossible. Qumulo is at the foundation of our AWS storage solution. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to expand to the capacity that we have.”

Jason Fotter, CTO | FuseFX


“Qumulo’s responsive and proactive customer support was an important benefit and set the company apart from all the other vendors we’ve seen.”

Graham Peddie, Chief Operating Officer | Cinesite Studios

“We selected Qumulo because its file system gave us both the scalability and high-performance that our studio requires. I also appreciate Qumulo’s frequent software updates, which ensure that we have the most up-to-date features and functionality.”

Jean-Paul Godmaire, Head of IT | Industrial Brothers

Qumulo Delivers Simplicity at Its Core

Our unwavering commitment is to deliver continuous innovation that gives enterprises superior management, visibility, and security of file data at massive scale, with simplicity.

Faster Time to Results

  • Manage billions of files, multiple users, and regions easily with an intuitive user interface and real-time operational analytics (ITOps)
  • Set up in less than 10 minutes
  • Migrate applications to the cloud simply without rewriting/refactoring
  • Automate DevOps workflows with advanced API quickly

Freedom of Choice

  • Deploy a software-defined solution with no vendor/infrastructure lock-in
  • Integrate file data with any application on Windows, Mac, or Linux
  • Choose your environments on public cloud, data center or edge
  • Configure and integrate flexible file data platform into your workflow and applications easily

Cost-Effective Performance

  • Scale capacity with no performance degradation; up to 97% usage
  • Scale performance scales linearly regardless of capacity or data complexity
  • Optimize performance with ML and AI to predict active data and automatically promote cache
  • Support an unlimited number of applications and users in a single environment

Unmatched Customer Delight

  • Monitor file data health and performance proactively with MissionQ support
  • Sleep at night with an 85+ Net Promoter Score from hundreds of other customers
  • Troubleshoot and optimize with real-time communication over Slack — no tickets or call backs
  • Get all new features in a 2-week, rapid-release cycles with a single software subscription

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