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out of 41 in Modular SAN
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out of 41 in Modular SAN
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699
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479
Reviews
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Overview
IBM FlashSystem products are enterprise computer data storage systems that store data on flash memory chips. Unlike storage systems that use standard solid-state drives, IBM FlashSystem products incorporate custom hardware based on technology from the 2012 acquisition of Texas Memory Systems. This hardware provides performance, reliability, and efficiency benefits versus competitive offerings.

IBM XIV is a high-end, grid-scale storage system that excels in tuning-free consistent performance, ease of use and exceptional data economics, including inline, and IBM Real-time Compression. IBM XIV is ideal for hybrid cloud, offering predictable service levels for dynamic workloads, simplified scale management, including in multi-tenant environments, flexible consumption models — and robust cloud automation and orchestration through OpenStack, RESTful API and VMware. It offers security and data protection through hot encryption, advanced mirroring and self-healing and investment protection with perpetual licensing.

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Celero, Friedhelm Loh Group, Clarks, Mingkang Natregro Health Food Group, Sofia, Etisalat Fights Fraud, UF Health Shands Hospital, Generali, Elecon Engineering Company Limited, Ventiv , Technology, CPFL Energia, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., SciQuest, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, Paddy Power, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Interconnect Services, Severstal IP-Only AB, PVU Group GmbHCelero, NaviSite, Technische Universit_t Mªnchen, Netflix Inc., Muhr und Bender KG, Pelephone Communications
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Financial Services Firm30%
Government15%
Comms Service Provider11%
Healthcare Company7%
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Computer Software Company39%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm7%
Media Company6%
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Small Business40%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise45%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise52%
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IBM FlashSystem is ranked 2nd in Modular SAN with 10 reviews while IBM XIV is ranked 9th in Modular SAN. IBM FlashSystem is rated 8.2, while IBM XIV is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM FlashSystem writes "A scalable, stable solution that offers very good performance". On the other hand, IBM FlashSystem is most compared with Dell EMC Unity XT, Pure Storage FlashArray, HPE 3PAR StoreServ, HPE StorageWorks MSA and HPE Nimble Storage, whereas IBM XIV is most compared with NetApp FAS Series and HPE 3PAR StoreServ.

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