DataDirect Networks S2A6620 vs. IBM XIV

As of February 2019, DataDirect Networks S2A6620 is ranked 23rd in Modular SAN vs IBM XIV which is ranked 10th in Modular SAN with 4 reviews. The top reviewer of IBM XIV writes "This is the easiest storage platform on the market to manage". DataDirect Networks S2A6620 is most compared with . IBM XIV is most compared with IBM Storwize, HPE 3PAR Flash Storage and Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance.
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Licensing is straightforward.No-license-required policy, unlike others where you need a license for everything. Just pay once and forget about licenses.If you are going to use the product behind an SVC, IBM will price the units lower, since you are likely not to use any of the advanced copy services.

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Ranking
23rd
out of 42 in Modular SAN
Views
231
Comparisons
37
Reviews
0
Followers
137
Avg. Rating
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10th
out of 42 in Modular SAN
Views
1,883
Comparisons
946
Reviews
4
Followers
181
Avg. Rating
7.3
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IBM XIV is a high-end, grid-scale storage system that excels in tuning-free consistent performance, ease of use and exceptional data economics, including inline, and IBM Real-time Compression. IBM XIV is ideal for hybrid cloud, offering predictable service levels for dynamic workloads, simplified scale management, including in multi-tenant environments, flexible consumption models — and robust cloud automation and orchestration through OpenStack, RESTful API and VMware. It offers security and data protection through hot encryption, advanced mirroring and self-healing and investment protection with perpetual licensing.

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