IBM Spectrum Virtualize Review

Gives us the ability to migrate storage without impacting the client.


What is most valuable?

To be able to seamlessly migrate storage sub-systems underneath Spectrum Virtualize.

How has it helped my organization?

Being able to migrate storage without impacting the client.

What needs improvement?

The ability to migrate between clusters, like between Spectrum Virtualize clusters, seamlessly.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Very good. Very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Scalability needs some work in some areas. The number of volumes needs to be increased drastically.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support is very good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We were using Direct Attached DS8000 before and we switched for scalability.

How was the initial setup?

It was pretty straightforward.

What other advice do I have?

Don't go with EMC. Go with IBM. Go with this product. Absolutely. It's a very good product compared to the competitors.

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