Compare IBM Scale-out NAS vs. NetApp FAS Series

IBM Scale-out NAS is ranked 14th in NAS while NetApp FAS Series is ranked 2nd in NAS with 19 reviews. IBM Scale-out NAS 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". IBM Scale-out NAS is most compared with EMC Isilon, Huawei OceanStor 9000 and HPE StoreEasy, whereas NetApp FAS Series is most compared with EMC Isilon, IBM Storwize and HPE StorageWorks MSA.
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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
14th
out of 32 in NAS
Views
895
Comparisons
746
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
2nd
out of 32 in NAS
Views
12,148
Comparisons
9,647
Reviews
19
Average Words per Review
272
Avg. Rating
8.9
Top Comparisons
Compared 39% of the time.
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Also Known As
IBM SONAS
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Overview

IBM Scale-out NAS (SONAS) is a solution for cloud storage implementations. It is designed to consolidate files that are scattered in multiple storage locations and allow them to be efficiently shared and managed.

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
NASCO, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Equinix, Enea, AMC Networks, CPFL Energia, Panasonic Automotive Systems, Columbia Sportswear, Astro-MedChildren's Hospital Central California, Plex Systems, PDF PNI Digital Media, Denver Broncos, PDF KSM Legal, Clayton Companies, Virginia Community College
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm25%
Healthcare Company16%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
University6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company14%
Pharma/Biotech Company13%
Financial Services Firm12%
Retailer12%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise57%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise67%
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