IBM Spectrum Virtualize Review

It gives flexibility to the customers to view the entire storage infrastructure as a single entity.


What is most valuable?

The ability to virtualize multiple storage components is a valuable feature.

It gives flexibility to the customers to view the entire storage infrastructure, as a single entity.

How has it helped my organization?

Some of the benefits of this solution are that the customer need not go and manage multiple systems. They can only go and manage a single management view, for all these sorts of systems.

What needs improvement?

The product should have better management capabilities.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This product is very good in terms of the stability and scalability. The security features are also very good.

How is customer service and technical support?

Basically, we evaluate the support looking into the performance. Technical support is good.

How was the initial setup?

The setup was straightforward, not complex.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at other solutions namely EMC and IBM.

When I am selecting a vendor I look at the support as well and not just the product. It's the complete ecosystem of the product and support that we evaluate, before selecting a vendor.

What other advice do I have?

I shall definitely recommend it.

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