Compare IBM Spectrum Discover vs. NetApp OnCommand Insight

IBM Spectrum Discover is ranked 18th in Storage Management while NetApp OnCommand Insight is ranked 2nd in Storage Management with 6 reviews. IBM Spectrum Discover is rated 0, while NetApp OnCommand Insight is rated 9.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp OnCommand Insight writes "These products are extremely durable and last over time. They are designed to take a beating". IBM Spectrum Discover is most compared with , whereas NetApp OnCommand Insight is most compared with Dell EMC ViPR SRM, IBM Spectrum Control, SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor, NetApp OnCommand and Tintri SyncVM.
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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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We like that it is one license and everything is bundled in together.We just made a major investment back in May of this year, so we'll have it for another four and a half or five years easily. Thus, we have a five year bumper to bumper agreement.The company has saved money by narrowing down issues faster using servers and performance.

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Also Known As
ONTAP Cloud, CVO, NetApp CVOSpectrum DiscoverOCI

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.

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.

NetApp OnCommand Insight management software delivers consistent insight across your data center so you can monitor and manage your hybrid IT multivendor storage, compute, and switching infrastructures.

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Sample Customers
Rohit, AdvacnedMD, D2L, Trinity Mirror, Eidos Media, WireStorm, Cordant Group, JFK Medical Center, ALD Automotive, Healthix, City of Baton Rouge, ON Semiconductor CEMEXSociété Générale, TechnologyOne
Top Industries
Healthcare Company26%
Comms Service Provider9%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Manufacturing Company9%
Software R&D Company37%
Manufacturing Company17%
Comms Service Provider8%
Media Company8%
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Energy/Utilities Company17%
Financial Services Firm13%
Manufacturing Company13%
Comms Service Provider9%
Software R&D Company44%
Manufacturing Company14%
Comms Service Provider10%
Company Size
Small Business8%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise75%
Small Business8%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise82%
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Small Business3%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise88%
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