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.
Scale Computing's S-series line of storage products is the storage workhorse for the mid-market. It's perfect for the vast majority of SMB uses cases such as archiving, virtualization, virtual desktops, disk-based backup, and even some database loads. It includes 210 MB of throughput on a three-node cluster.
IBM XIV is ranked 11th in Modular SAN while Scale Computing S-Series is ranked 18th in Modular SAN. IBM XIV is rated 0.0, while Scale Computing S-Series is rated 0.0. On the other hand, IBM XIV is most compared with IBM FlashSystem and NetApp FAS Series, whereas Scale Computing S-Series is most compared with .
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