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System X & P / Blade / Storage / SAN Hardware and Software Support at GEOCOM Uruguay S.A.
Jun 26 2017
What do you think of IBM SAN24B-4 Express?
Best features in my opinion: 24 8GB ports Fabric OS Short-wave and long-wave capabilities ISL possibilities with other brands
• Improvements to My Organization
Thanks to the SAN24B, now we can interconnect our hosts with every storage in our SAN, ideal for the virtualization platform we use (VMware), and also interconnect our two sites using its long-range capabilities.
• Room for Improvement
This product can improve in the out-of-the-box features; for example, licensing 16 ports instead of 8.
• Use of Solution
I have used it for about six years.
• Deployment Issues
We have not encountered any deployment issues at all.
• Stability Issues
We have not encountered any stability issues; if you configure this switch using the best practices, you...
Its ease of use, smooth integration into the existing environment, quick and easy management, the number of other features available such as snaps, remote replica, etc are valuable features. Mostly, their support is also great at reacting to... more»
It allowed quick implementation of the cross-site replica for disaster recovery. A quick training of our collaborators allowed them to manage the basic functions and spread the management workload between different people.
InfiniBox needs sync replica. InfiniBox, right now, offers only asynchronous replication between two storages. Many environments do require sync replica between storages. Right now, INFINIDAT offers tools from IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC)... more»