IBM Scale-out File System vs NetApp FAS Series

IBM Scale-out File System is ranked 17th in NAS vs NetApp FAS Series which is ranked 2nd in NAS with 18 reviews. The top reviewer of NetApp FAS Series writes "The most valuable features are the snapshots, the flash pool that we’re using, and cluster mode. ". IBM Scale-out File System is most compared with FreeNAS, HPE 3PAR Flash Storage and NetApp V-Series [EOL]. NetApp FAS Series is most compared with EMC VNX, IBM Storwize and Hitachi NAS.
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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.it’s not an inexpensive solution and it may not be for the cost-sensitive customer.

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Also Known AsScale-out File System
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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 CustomersAppAdvice, Kings College LondonChildren's Hospital Central California, Plex Systems, PDF PNI Digital Media, Denver Broncos, PDF KSM Legal, Clayton Companies, Virginia Community College
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Financial Services Firm
20%
Healthcare Company
17%
Government
13%
Energy/Utilities Company
10%
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Comms Service Provider
14%
Healthcare Company
11%
Financial Services Firm
9%
Aerospace/Defense Firm
8%
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Small Business
15%
Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
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Small Business
14%
Midsize Enterprise
16%
Large Enterprise
71%
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