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Top Answer: Isilon is Scale-out storage, while NetApp is Active-Standby storage. Regarding the performance issue based on the field engineer’s experience, Isilon is better than NetApp in case of a huge amount… more »
Top Answer: The solution is extremely easy to manage. This is its most valuable feature.
Top Answer: The solution isn't suitable for small environments or small customers. The price point would be too high for companies that don't need a very large amount of storage space. The redundancy is a little… more »
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PowerScale, Dell EMC IsilonIBM SONAS
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Overview

Dell EMC Isilon scale-out storage solutions are designed for enterprises that want to manage their data, not their storage. Our storage systems are simple to install, manage, and scale to virtually any size. Isilon storage includes a choice of all-flash, hybrid or archive nodes. Isilon solutions stay simple no matter how much storage capacity is added, how much performance is required, or how business needs change in the future.

IBM Scale-out NAS (SONAS) is a solution for cloud storage implementations. It is designed to consolidate files that are scattered in multiple storage locations and allow them to be efficiently shared and managed.

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OMRF, University of Utah, Translational Genetics Research Institute, Arcis, Geofizyka Torumn, Cyprus E&P Corporation, Colburn School, Columbia Sportswear, Harvard Medical School, University of Michigan, National Library of France,NASCO, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Equinix, Enea, AMC Networks, CPFL Energia, Panasonic Automotive Systems, Columbia Sportswear, Astro-Med
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Computer Software Company48%
Comms Service Provider9%
Retailer7%
Government6%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, NetApp and others in NAS. Updated: September 2020.
438,725 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon) is ranked 4th in NAS with 2 reviews while IBM Scale-out NAS is ranked 14th in NAS. Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon) is rated 9.0, while IBM Scale-out NAS is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon) writes "Good stability and performance with the capability to scale". On the other hand, Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon) is most compared with Qumulo, NetApp FAS Series, Huawei OceanStor 9000, HPE StoreEasy and IBM FlashSystem, whereas IBM Scale-out NAS is most compared with HPE StoreEasy, Huawei OceanStor 9000, FreeNAS, Hitachi NAS and NetApp FAS Series.

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