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Top Answer: I think the pricing could be better. The license is very expensive.
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IBM System Storage DS8000 series is a high-performance, high-capacity series of disk storage that supports continuous operations. The DS8000 series includes the DS8800 (Models 951 and 95E) and the DS8700 (Models 941 and 94E).
NEC iStorage S4900 disk array system can contain up to 1200 disk drives (FC) with a capacity of up to 257 TB enabling large-scale storage integration with a high bandwidth (192 GB/s) crossbar switch technology.
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IBM System Storage DS8000 Series is ranked 3rd in Frame-Based Disk Arrays with 2 reviews while NEC iStorage S4900 is ranked 5th in Frame-Based Disk Arrays. IBM System Storage DS8000 Series is rated 9.6, while NEC iStorage S4900 is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM System Storage DS8000 Series writes "Great Global Copy and Global Mirror features with an easy initial setup". On the other hand, IBM System Storage DS8000 Series is most compared with Dell EMC SC Series, Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform G Series, HPE 3PAR StoreServ and Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F Series, whereas NEC iStorage S4900 is most compared with .

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