IBM FlashSystem Review

Good storage system and that has a good ability to create and modify LUNs

What is our primary use case?

I am using the private deployment model. 

What is most valuable?

The ability to create LUNs and modify them is the most valuable feature of this solution. It has a very good storage system. 

What needs improvement?

Enterprise data storage needs improvement. They should create a feature for data and file storage. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using IBM Storwize for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It has good scalability abilities. 

How are customer service and technical support?

They have good technical support. IBM has offices in Ukraine that have knowledgable engineers. They speak Ukrainian. 

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was easy, understandable, and straightforward. It's a very good product. 

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

The price is fair. 

What other advice do I have?

I would rate it a nine out of ten. Engineers think that Dell EMC has better storage than Storwize. 

**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner.
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