Compare IBM XIV vs. Nexsan BEAST

IBM XIV is ranked 7th in Modular SAN with 1 review while Nexsan BEAST is ranked 16th in Modular SAN. IBM XIV is rated 8.0, while Nexsan BEAST is rated 0. The top reviewer of IBM XIV writes "Streamlines report production, enables easy and fast provisioning and Remote mirroring". On the other hand, IBM XIV is most compared with IBM Storwize, HPE 3PAR Flash Storage and NetApp FAS Series, whereas Nexsan BEAST is most compared with Nexsan E series and Nutanix.
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Also Known As
XIVBEAST, Nexsan SASBeast, SASBeast, Nexsan DATABeast, Nexsan SATABeast, Nexsan SATABeast Xi, SATABeast Xi
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Overview

IBM XIV is a high-end, grid-scale storage system that excels in tuning-free consistent performance, ease of use and exceptional data economics, including inline, and IBM Real-time Compression. IBM XIV is ideal for hybrid cloud, offering predictable service levels for dynamic workloads, simplified scale management, including in multi-tenant environments, flexible consumption models — and robust cloud automation and orchestration through OpenStack, RESTful API and VMware. It offers security and data protection through hot encryption, advanced mirroring and self-healing and investment protection with perpetual licensing.

Nexsan SASBeast is a high-capacity, high-performance, enterprise-class storage array system ideal for transactional applications that demand high I/O per second. With its storage density of 25.2TB offered in a 4U configuration, SASBeast has the ability to scale to hundreds of terabytes of capacity in a single rack. With 42 high-speed SAS drives, it's optimized for customers whose infrastructures support Microsoft Exchange, Oracle, SQL and other databases, as well as those that involve large file servers, virtual server environments or large amounts of small files. Equally important, SASBeast includes FC and iSCSI connectivity and allows customers to combine SAS, SSD and SATA drives within the same system to address different application requirements.

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Celero, NaviSite, Technische Universit_t MÂȘnchen, Netflix Inc., Muhr und Bender KG, Pelephone CommunicationsClark Enersen Partners
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