Compare EMC Isilon vs. NetApp FAS Series

EMC Isilon is ranked 6th in NAS while NetApp FAS Series is ranked 2nd in NAS with 19 reviews. EMC Isilon is rated 0, while NetApp FAS Series is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp FAS Series writes "Double-parity RAID guarantees that our data stays intact". EMC Isilon is most compared with Qumulo, NetApp FAS Series and HPE StoreEasy, whereas NetApp FAS Series is most compared with EMC Isilon, IBM Storwize and EMC Data Domain.
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The scalability is pretty good, but it's too expensive.The price, compared to competitors, is quite high.Cost effective storage for all performance levels (including all-flash).The only area that could be improved is to lower prices for their All Flash FAS.The price it not low, but comparing features to other vendors, the price can be balanced.There are products available in market with comparatively lower costs.Most storage vendors also have software, or licensing bundles, which may offer the required licenses considerably cheaper, but do also maybe offer licenses, which are not needed.The process for going to cluster mode is expensive.

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Ranking
6th
out of 33 in NAS
Views
11,183
Comparisons
8,224
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
2nd
out of 33 in NAS
Views
12,059
Comparisons
9,523
Reviews
19
Average Words per Review
272
Avg. Rating
8.9
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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.

NetApp FAS Series offers powerful, affordable, flexible data storage for midsized businesses and distributed enterprises. NetApp FAS Series, named a 'Champion' and 'Best in Overall Value' by Info-Tech Research Group, is affordable, and is a more powerful storage platform than other systems in its class.
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Sample Customers
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,Children's Hospital Central California, Plex Systems, PDF PNI Digital Media, Denver Broncos, PDF KSM Legal, Clayton Companies, Virginia Community College
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company39%
Comms Service Provider9%
Retailer8%
Financial Services Firm8%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm24%
Healthcare Company15%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company19%
Retailer11%
Pharma/Biotech Company10%
Financial Services Firm9%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise55%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise68%
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