EMC ViPR vs. IBM Spectrum Virtualize

As of June 2019, EMC ViPR is ranked 17th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) vs IBM Spectrum Virtualize which is ranked 3rd in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 8 reviews. The top reviewer of IBM Spectrum Virtualize writes "Seamlessly moves hardware in and out as we refresh technology". EMC ViPR is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, EMC VPLEX and IBM Spectrum Virtualize. IBM Spectrum Virtualize is most compared with VMware vSAN, EMC ViPR and IBM Spectrum Accelerate.
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It has a lot of advanced functions for a reasonable price.Do a proof of concept, if you are not comfortable jumping in, but do it.We would like the CPU cycle to save more on the licensing costs for us.We have struggled with Pure Storage, but people are understanding that much of Pure has been consumer grade SSDs. Therefore, when the customer is really understands what they are getting, they realize that IBM presents the same sort of value as existing vendors.Generally the bundled licensing is more cost effective and gives flexibility to the solution. Linking into the Spectrum Suite can also be advantageous, but depends on the scale of the enterprise.

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Overview
EMC ViPR is software-defined storage to manage and automate all storage resources for traditional and next-generation cloud storage platforms. EMC ViPR Controller is storage automation software that centralizes and transforms storage into a simple, extensible, and open platform. It abstracts and pools resources to deliver automated, policy-driven storage services on demand through a self-service catalog Ð reducing time, cost, and risk.

IBM Spectrum Virtualize is a dependable solution that improves data value, security, and simplicity for new and existing storage infrastructure. Proven over 12 years in thousands of deployments, its innovative virtualization capabilities help organizations achieve better data economics by supporting new workloads that are critical to their success. IBM Spectrum Virtualize software helps make new and existing storage more effective and standardizes functions traditionally deployed separately in disk systems for greater flexibility and potentially lower costs.

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