Compare IBM Spectrum Virtualize vs. ScaleIO

IBM Spectrum Virtualize is ranked 7th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 6 reviews while ScaleIO is ranked 9th in Software Defined Storage (SDS). IBM Spectrum Virtualize is rated 9.2, while ScaleIO is rated 0. The top reviewer of IBM Spectrum Virtualize writes "Seamlessly moves hardware in and out as we refresh technology". On the other hand, IBM Spectrum Virtualize is most compared with VMware vSAN, EMC ViPR and EMC VPLEX , whereas ScaleIO is most compared with VMware vSAN, Red Hat Ceph Storage and Nutanix.
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It has a lot of advanced functions for a reasonable price.Do a proof of concept, if you are not comfortable jumping in, but do it.We would like the CPU cycle to save more on the licensing costs for us.We have struggled with Pure Storage, but people are understanding that much of Pure has been consumer grade SSDs. Therefore, when the customer is really understands what they are getting, they realize that IBM presents the same sort of value as existing vendors.

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Overview

IBM Spectrum Virtualize is a dependable solution that improves data value, security, and simplicity for new and existing storage infrastructure. Proven over 12 years in thousands of deployments, its innovative virtualization capabilities help organizations achieve better data economics by supporting new workloads that are critical to their success. IBM Spectrum Virtualize software helps make new and existing storage more effective and standardizes functions traditionally deployed separately in disk systems for greater flexibility and potentially lower costs.

ScaleIO is purposely designed to be an enterprise-grade scale-out software-defined storage solution. It applies the principles of server virtualization to standard x86 server flash and hybrid media, turning them into high performance, sharable, pools of storage. Whether your block storage needs are for traditional, modern or cloud workloads, ScaleIO has you covered.

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Sample Customers
Pelephone, Sprint IT Enterprise ServicesCheck Point Software Technologies, Blue Central, Deltares, Sentinel Technologies, The Binding Site Group, Swisscom, Itrica
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company20%
Manufacturing Company13%
University13%
Financial Services Firm13%
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Software R&D Company26%
Financial Services Firm12%
Logistics Company10%
Government9%
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Software R&D Company28%
Manufacturing Company10%
Comms Service Provider9%
Insurance Company7%
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