Compare IBM VersaStack vs. VxBlock System

IBM VersaStack is ranked 10th in Converged Infrastructure with 2 reviews while VxBlock System is ranked 6th in Converged Infrastructure with 1 review. IBM VersaStack is rated 8.0, while VxBlock System is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of IBM VersaStack writes "Replication and DR implementation became faster". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VxBlock System writes "A high-performance replacement for our legacy data center in a single cabinet". IBM VersaStack is most compared with Vblock, FlexPod and Dell PowerEdge VRTX, whereas VxBlock System is most compared with Vblock, Dell EMC Vscale Architecture and FlexPod.
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Pros
Replication and DR implementation became faster.The combination of Cisco's architecture and IBM's flash technology. Cisco provides FI technology which provides one simple architecture. IBM's flash technology is fast.

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The most valuable feature of this solution is the speed.

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Cons
Raw data mapping for storage should be a given option.

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This solution does not support Hyper-V, and we would like the new version to be supported and certified to work with Hyper-V.

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We purchased this solution with a ten-year manufacturer warranty, and we have a three-year warranty with our local partner.

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1
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9.0
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Overview

VersaStack is a converged infrastructure solution of network, compute and storage designed for quick deployment and rapid time to value. The solution includes Cisco UCS integrated infrastructure together with IBM software- defined storage solutions to deliver extraordinary levels of agility and efficiency. VersaStack is backed by Cisco Validated Designs and IBM Redbooks application guides for faster infrastructure delivery as well as workload/ application deployment.

Designed for dynamic organizations that want to accelerate business growth while reducing costs, VersaStack incorporates IBM all-flash as well as hybrid storage technologies into the “single pane of glass” management environment provided by Cisco UCS Director. The solution offers quick deployment and execution of business applications—with the versatility to adapt as business priorities change. Providing an IT infrastructure that is easy, efficient and versatile, VersaStack helps accelerate data center infrastructure deployment and helps efficiently manage information and resources amid business change.

VxBlock and Vblock Systems simplify all aspects of IT and enable organizations to achieve better business outcomes faster. Seamlessly integrating enterprise-class compute, network, storage and virtualization technologies from industry leaders Cisco, Dell EMC, and VMware, VxBlock and Vblock Systems, powered by Intel Xeon processors, deliver the world's most advanced converged infrastructure: engineered, manufactured, managed, supported and sustained as one, allowing you to focus on your business.

The Dell EMC Converged Systems portfolio offer choice, flexibility, and reliability for accelerating IT transformation - VxBlock System offers additional levels of flexibility with a choice of network virtualization from VMware NSX or Cisco ACI.

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Sample Customers
Newhall Hospital, Medicat, JJ Haines, SigmaxAtos, Canadian Pacific, IDS, City of Denton, CenturyLink, BNP Paribas, Asyaport, EDF, CSC, Fox Sports, Insight, Hunter, KPIT, Paetec, Rosetta Stone, Sonda, Switch, Xerox
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