IBM Scale-out NAS vs. NetApp FAS Series

IBM Scale-out NAS is ranked 14th in NAS vs NetApp FAS Series which is ranked 2nd in NAS with 23 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 NAS is most compared with EMC Isilon, HPE StoreEasy and FreeNAS. NetApp FAS Series is most compared with IBM Storwize, EMC Isilon and Hitachi NAS.
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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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Also Known AsIBM SONAS
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Overview
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
Sample CustomersNASCO, 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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Financial Services Firm
26%
Healthcare Company
16%
Energy/Utilities Company
10%
University
6%
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Comms Service Provider
14%
Healthcare Company
11%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Aerospace/Defense Firm
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Small Business
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Midsize Enterprise
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