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.
We’ve more than doubled the performance of this data center workhorse: As your storage grows, so have your processing requirements. That’s why we’ve more than doubled the performance with our new model, the E-Series P. The battle-tested E-Series Storage Arrays give you the capacity and performance needed for your structured data workloads, along with the ultra-reliability Nexsan is long known for.
IBM XIV is ranked 11th in Modular SAN while Nexsan E series is ranked 13th in Modular SAN. IBM XIV is rated 0.0, while Nexsan E series is rated 0.0. On the other hand, IBM XIV is most compared with IBM FlashSystem, NetApp FAS Series and HPE 3PAR StoreServ, whereas Nexsan E series is most compared with NetApp FAS Series and Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance.
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