IBM System Storage N series [EOL] vs NetApp FAS Series

IBM System Storage N series [EOL] is ranked unranked in NAS with 1 review vs NetApp FAS Series which is ranked 2nd in NAS with 23 reviews. The top reviewer of IBM System Storage N series [EOL] writes "All protocols come in the same box, including CIFS file server if you have NetApp experience this storage is the same". The top reviewer of NetApp FAS Series writes "The most valuable features are the snapshots, the flash pool that we’re using, and cluster mode. ". IBM System Storage N series [EOL] is most compared with NetApp FAS Series and HPE StoreEasy. NetApp FAS Series is most compared with IBM Storwize, EMC Isilon and Hitachi NAS.
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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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Comparisons
8,957
Reviews
22
Followers
778
Avg. Rating
9.0
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Also Known AsSystem Storage N series
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Overview
Overview

IBM System Storage N series storage systems offer a solution for a broad range of deployment scenarios. IBM System Storage N series storage systems function as a multi-protocol storage device that is designed to allow you to simultaneously serve both file and block-level data across a single network. The flexibility of IBM System Storage N series storage systems allows them to address the storage needs of a wide range of organizations, including distributed enterprises and data centers for mid-range enterprises. IBM System Storage N series storage systems also support sites with computer and data-intensive enterprise applications, such as database, data warehousing, work-group collaboration, and messaging.

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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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersFreeBit, Ipeer, Trinecke Zelezarny, ACH Colombia, T-Mobile, Mitsubishi Motors AustraliaChildren's Hospital Central California, Plex Systems, PDF PNI Digital Media, Denver Broncos, PDF KSM Legal, Clayton Companies, Virginia Community College
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Financial Services Firm
26%
Healthcare Company
16%
Energy/Utilities Company
10%
Government
6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider
14%
Healthcare Company
11%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Aerospace/Defense Firm
8%
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Small Business
15%
Midsize Enterprise
26%
Large Enterprise
59%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
16%
Midsize Enterprise
16%
Large Enterprise
69%
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