Compare IBM XIV vs. Scale Computing S-Series

IBM XIV is ranked 9th in Modular SAN with 4 reviews while Scale Computing S-Series which is ranked 21st in Modular SAN. IBM XIV is rated 7.2, while Scale Computing S-Series is rated 0. The top reviewer of IBM XIV writes "This is the easiest storage platform on the market to manage". On the other hand, IBM XIV is most compared with IBM Storwize, HPE 3PAR Flash Storage and NetApp FAS Series, whereas Scale Computing S-Series is most compared with Nutanix.
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Licensing is straightforward.No-license-required policy, unlike others where you need a license for everything. Just pay once and forget about licenses.If you are going to use the product behind an SVC, IBM will price the units lower, since you are likely not to use any of the advanced copy services.

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9th
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4
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7.3
21st
out of 42 in Modular SAN
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272
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63
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0
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0
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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.

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.

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Celero, NaviSite, Technische Universit_t MÂȘnchen, Netflix Inc., Muhr und Bender KG, Pelephone CommunicationsIron County Schools, Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly, City of St. Cloud, Sevier County Bank, St. Richards Catholic College, Summit Pacific Medical Center, Auburn University, Triton School Corporation, Safran, Anamosa School District, Karl Strauss, Jasper County REMC, GEO Foundation
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