Compare IBM Spectrum Discover vs. NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

IBM Spectrum Discover is ranked 21st in Storage Management while NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP is ranked 1st in Storage Management with 29 reviews. IBM Spectrum Discover is rated 0, while NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP writes "Enables us to manage multiple petabytes of storage with a small team, including single node and HA instances". IBM Spectrum Discover is most compared with , whereas NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, VMware vSAN and IBM Spectrum Scale.
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For NetApp it's about $20,000 for a single node and $30,000 for the HA.Our licensing costs are folded into the hardware purchases and I have never differentiated between the two.Cost is a big factor, because a lot of companies can't afford enterprise grade equipment all the time. They skimp where they can. I would recommend that they improve the cost.Cloud is cloud. It's still expensive. Any good solution comes with a price tag. That's where we are looking to see how well we can manage our data in the cloud by trying to optimize the costs.I know the licensing is a bit on the high-end. That's when we had to downsize our MetroCluster disks and just migrate to disks that were half used. We migrated into those just to reduce maintenance costs.In addition to the standard licensing fees, there are fees for Azure, the VMs themselves and for data transfer.The standard pricing is online. Pricing depends. If you're using the PayGo model, then it's just the normal costs on the Microsoft page. If you're using Bring Your Own License, which is what we're doing, then you get with your sales contact at NetApp and start figuring out what price is the best, in the end, for your company.They allow a special price if you are working closely with them. Since we have a lot of NetApp systems, we got some kind of discount. That's something they do for other customers, not just for us. The price was fair. In addition to the licensing fees, you're paying Amazon for your usage...

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21st
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out of 22 in Storage Management
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Overview

IBM Spectrum Discover is modern metadata management software that provides data insight for petabyte-scale unstructured storage. The software easily connects to IBM Cloud Object Storage and IBM Spectrum Scale to rapidly ingest, consolidate and index metadata for billions of files and objects. It provides a rich metadata layer that enables storage administrators, data stewards and data scientists to efficiently manage, classify and gain insights from massive amounts of unstructured data. It improves storage economics, helps mitigate risk and accelerates large-scale analytics to create competitive advantage and speed critical research.

The leading enterprise-grade storage management solution, delivers secure, proven storage management services and supports up to a capacity of 368TB. Software service supports various use cases, such as: File shares and block-level storage serving NAS (NFS, SMB / CIFS) and SAN (iSCSI) Disaster Recovery, Backup, and Archive DevOps Databases (SQL, Oracle, NoSQL) Cloud Volumes ONTAP is offered in a standard single-node configuration or in a High Availability (HA) configuration.

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CEMEXRohit, AdvacnedMD, D2L, Trinity Mirror, Eidos Media, WireStorm, Cordant Group, JFK Medical Center, ALD Automotive, Healthix, City of Baton Rouge, ON Semiconductor
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Healthcare Company29%
Manufacturing Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
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Software R&D Company35%
Manufacturing Company28%
Comms Service Provider6%
Media Company6%
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