IBM System Storage DS5000 Series vs. NetApp FAS Series

IBM System Storage DS5000 Series is ranked 22nd in Modular SAN vs NetApp FAS Series which is ranked 3rd in Modular SAN with 20 reviews. The top reviewer of NetApp FAS Series writes "Double-parity RAID guarantees that our data stays intact". IBM System Storage DS5000 Series is most compared with . NetApp FAS Series is most compared with EMC Isilon, IBM Storwize and HPE StorageWorks MSA.
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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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22nd
out of 42 in Modular SAN
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212
Comparisons
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3rd
out of 42 in Modular SAN
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18,409
Comparisons
9,072
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21
Followers
609
Avg. Rating
9.0
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Overview

DS5000 storage systems are equally adept at supporting transactional applications such as databases and online transaction processing (OLTP), throughput-intensive applications such as high-performance computing (HPC) and rich media, and concurrent workloads for consolidation and virtualization. DS5000 series storage systems can support service level agreements (SLAs) for the most common operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux and Apple Macintosh. 
With drive-level encryption, DS5000 series storage systems support affordable data security with no performance penalty. The DS5000 storage system’s multiple replication options, drive-level encryption, and persistent cache backup can help ensure that any data in cache is captured and safe in the event of a power outage.

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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Engine InformšticaChildren's Hospital Central California, Plex Systems, PDF PNI Digital Media, Denver Broncos, PDF KSM Legal, Clayton Companies, Virginia Community College
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm26%
Healthcare Company16%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm12%
Healthcare Company10%
Aerospace/Defense Firm8%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise57%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise69%
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