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Top Answer: The most valuable features are stability and response time.
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out of 14 in Enterprise SAN
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out of 14 in Enterprise SAN
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SAN384B
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Overview
PowerVault MD3 storage arrays help you cost-effectively address the challenges of data growth with versatile solutions that are optimized for smaller-scale storage consolidation, flexible virtualization projects and high business continuity.
The IBM System Storage SAN384B fabric backbone is a core and edge network switching platform designed for midrange to enterprise-level Storage Area Network (SAN) applications. It features multiprotocol architecture, high performance, and scalable design:
  • 8 Gbps industry-standard Fibre Channel (FC) switch capability for systems that support 8 Gbps throughput
  • Auto sensing FC ports supporting 1 Gbps, 2 Gbps, 4 Gbps, and 8 Gbps
  • Up to 384, 8 Gbps user ports connected in a dual core with the use of Inter-Chassis Links (ICLs), and up to 192 ports in a single domain
  • High-performance port and switching blades
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Sample Customers
Dayco, FAW Foundry, University of Cambridge, Finder, Stadtwerke Pforzheim GmbH & Co.
Tabicel, Sanmarco Informatica, National Institutes of Health, Chapman University, Baldor Electric, University of New Brunswick, Harim Group Corp.
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider27%
Government7%
Wholesaler/Distributor6%
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Dell EMC PowerVault is ranked 1st in Enterprise SAN with 3 reviews while IBM SAN384B is ranked 8th in Enterprise SAN. Dell EMC PowerVault is rated 8.6, while IBM SAN384B is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Dell EMC PowerVault writes "Good performance, stable, and well-priced". On the other hand, Dell EMC PowerVault is most compared with HPE StoreOnce, Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), Dell EMC Connectrix SAN, Quantum DXi Series and Huawei OceanStor SNS, whereas IBM SAN384B is most compared with .

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