IBM Scale-out NAS vs. NetApp FAS Series

As of March 2019, IBM Scale-out NAS is ranked 13th in NAS vs NetApp FAS Series which is ranked 2nd in NAS with 20 reviews. 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. 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
13th
out of 30 in NAS
Views
933
Comparisons
555
Reviews
0
Followers
147
Avg. Rating
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2nd
out of 30 in NAS
Views
19,425
Comparisons
9,291
Reviews
20
Followers
699
Avg. Rating
9.1
Top Comparisons
Compared 37% of the time.
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Compared 25% of the time.
Compared 12% of the time.
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 Firm26%
Healthcare Company16%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Aerospace/Defense Firm18%
Financial Services Firm17%
Pharma/Biotech Company16%
Retailer13%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise55%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise59%
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