We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"It has many features and capabilities such as local protection and global protection."
"It's all about ease of use and reliability."
"In my opinion, it's the best monitoring and report creation tool for IBM storage devices. You can do a lot of performance stats and reports with very nice tools for IBM storage devices."
"Technical support is quite responsive and helpful."
"The support needs to be improved because I have found that even simple issues take a long time to be solved."
"Technical support needs improvement, as well as the engineering resources, who do the upgrades."
"The initial setup for IBM Spectrum Control is a bit complicated. They should also make it easier to integrate and use the Cosmos Analytics tool, which is very complicated."
"The pain points were, and may still continue to be, the fact that there are multiple components of the product which are installed, you might say, somewhat individually."
"There are no licensing costs for this product."
ViPR SRM is a software solution that provides multi-vendor capacity, performance, and configuration dashboards and reports for traditional and software-defined storage resources.
IBM Spectrum Control is a comprehensive solution that can significantly improve monitoring, automation and analytics capabilities in multi-vendor storage environments. IBM Spectrum Control helps manage storage systems, software-defined storage, storage-area network (SAN) fabrics and devices. Storage can be seen from multiple perspectives, including departmental, application and server views. IBM Spectrum Control helps simplify provisioning, tier optimization, performance management and data replication processes.
Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager is ranked 2nd in Storage Management with 2 reviews while IBM Spectrum Control is ranked 3rd in Storage Management with 2 reviews. Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager is rated 8.6, while IBM Spectrum Control is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager writes "Easy to deploy and use, with good local and global protection capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Spectrum Control writes "Very granular with great technical support and good stability". Dell EMC Storage Resource Manager is most compared with NetApp OnCommand Insight, SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor, NetApp OnCommand, Dell EMC VPLEX and Dell EMC DataIQ, whereas IBM Spectrum Control is most compared with IBM Storage Insights, Dell EMC DataIQ, SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor, CA 1 Tape Management and NetApp OnCommand Insight.
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