IBM FlashSystem Review

Flexible, good performance, and scalable


What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for database system storage in our organization.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are flexibility and performance.

What needs improvement?

The Data Reduction Pools (DRP) support could be better.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for many years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have found the solution to be scalable.

We have approximately 1,000 users using the solution in my organization. 

How was the initial setup?

The installation is straightforward. The solution is delivered with an operating system, which can be updated in about half an hour. 

What about the implementation team?

We did the implementation ourselves.

We have 10 technicians that do the maintenance for the solution.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The solution requires a license and could be less expensive.

What other advice do I have?

I recommend this solution to others.

I rate IBM FlashSystem a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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