IBM XIV is ranked 5th in Modular SAN with 5 reviews vs SGI IS4600 [EOL] which is ranked unranked in Modular SAN. The top reviewer of IBM XIV writes "Using it behind the SAN volume controller, latency is predictable and it is reliable". IBM XIV is most compared with HPE 3PAR Flash Storage, IBM Storwize and HPE StorageWorks MSA. SGI IS4600 [EOL] is most compared with .
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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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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.

SGI InfiniteStorage 4600 can be integrated into any high performance computing enterprise environment to meet the requirements of data intensive applications, high I/O workloads and large scale consolidation and virtualization.

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Sample CustomersCelero, NaviSite, Technische Universit_t Mªnchen, Netflix Inc., Muhr und Bender KG, Pelephone CommunicationsUniversity of Tokyo Earthquake Research Institute
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