Compare IBM Scale-out NAS vs. StarWind Storage Appliance

IBM Scale-out NAS is ranked 14th in NAS while StarWind Storage Appliance is ranked 8th in NAS with 1 review. IBM Scale-out NAS is rated 0, while StarWind Storage Appliance is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of StarWind Storage Appliance writes "We are able to easily back up our data and send it to an offsite location". IBM Scale-out NAS is most compared with EMC Isilon, Huawei OceanStor 9000 and HPE StoreEasy, whereas StarWind Storage Appliance is most compared with FreeNAS, StorMagic and StarWind Virtual SAN.
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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.

For SMB and Enterprises who are looking for high performance primary storage for server virtualization, VDI, database and Big Data scenarios, or inexpensive secondary backup tier, our solution is StarWind Storage Appliance. It unifies commodity servers, disks and flash, and associated software into an easily scalable storage platform.

Additionally, the appliance features an optional gateway to Azure public cloud, which helps to implement an effective Disaster Recovery plan or meet regulatory requirements. StarWind SA scales up by adding individual disks and flash modules, or JBODs, while adding ready controller nodes allows scaling out. 

StarWind SA targets those, who need high-performance primary storage or secondary storage for backup. In case there is a whole virtualization infrastructure to build from scratch, StarWind HCA will come in handy. Otherwise, if all the required hardware is present, StarWind Virtual SAN will be enough to build a high-performance virtualization setup. 

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NASCO, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Equinix, Enea, AMC Networks, CPFL Energia, Panasonic Automotive Systems, Columbia Sportswear, Astro-MedBosch, EC2 IT, Solid Earth Inc., Canon
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