IBM FlashSystem Initial Setup

C832
COO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
I'm not involved in installation but, as far as I know, it's very straightforward, it's very easy. The main issue is that if you spend enough time on design, to find out what the customer really wants, that makes the implementation easier. That's where the emphasis should be. But as far as the system itself, the installation and putting it up, it takes no time. As far as I know, it's so easy. View full review »
Ajai Jayakumar
Solution Architect at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
The initial setup was a little complicated, especially the storage part of the implementation. The solution itself is complicated as well. There are multiple applications which require better performance as well as space. Both were a big issue. Some features were expensive, but we had to meet the storage requirement as well as the performance for these and had to design a solution to meet these two requirements. It was an implementation handled in phases, so it took about four to five months to deploy the complete solution. We went phase by phase and then we did a performance analysis at the end of each phase to make sure that the storage performance was not going down and we were getting the best performance out of the bots. After every phase we had and throughout each phase, we had multiple performance and penetration tests as well; this was all mandatory. We had about five people helping with the implementation. For maintenance, as long as you have an experienced person or team, you only need one or two people. View full review »
Gokhan Aricioglu
IT Manager at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees
The initial setup was really straightforward. It was not complex. Initial setup, data migration from the old products and the remote copy synchronization between Primary DC and DRC was completed in one month period. View full review »
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, NetApp and others in NAS. Updated: January 2020.
399,757 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Storemgr67
Storage Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
The setup of the IBM devices is really straightforward. The actual deployment for the IBM FlashSystem took about seven hours. One of our partners was responsible for this, and we are very satisfied with his performance. View full review »
Chieftechofficer67
CTO at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
The initial setup of this solution is complex. View full review »
Matthys Booyens
Chief Technology Officer at Inovo
The initial setup was straightforward and it took us about two days to implement it. We did everything ourselves. View full review »
reviewer1059243
Senior System & Storage Engineer at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
- Easy and straighforward View full review »
dasdadmin
Storage Administrator at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
The initial setup is very similar to setting up the IBM family of enterprise storage products (V7000, V9000, SVC, etc.). View full review »
Andrey Rogov
CEO at a government with 1-10 employees
The initial setup was easy, understandable, and straightforward. It's a very good product. View full review »
Sergio Bulak
Diretor de TI at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
I did the initial setup based on the documentation it came with. It was very simple. View full review »
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, NetApp and others in NAS. Updated: January 2020.
399,757 professionals have used our research since 2012.