IBM Storwize Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM Storwize competitors are
  • Dell EMC Unity
  • HPE 3PAR Flash Storage
  • NetApp FAS Series
  • Compellent
  • Nimble Storage
  • NetApp All Flash FAS
  • Pure Storage FlashArray
  • HPE StorageWorks MSA
Read reviews of IBM Storwize competitors and alternatives
HPE 3PAR Flash Storage Logo
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
SystemsE69b2
Real User
Systems Engineer
Dec 19 2017

What is most valuable?

* Reliability * The support channel

How has it helped my organization?

If you design it right and implement it right, it's headache free. Just keep it there and it does what it's suppose to do. Gives us peace of mind.

What needs improvement?

Nothing comes to mind. Most of these products usually come with more features than you need.

What other advice do I have?

When looking to work with a vendor I would look for manageability features. Monitoring, central monitoring, alerts, mass deployment, functionality. If you have one server, two... more»
Ben Liebowitz
Real User
Server and Storage Engineer at a legal firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 02 2018

What is most valuable?

It's easy to manage. We access it and manage it through Unisphere and have had no issues. We're able to provision storage, create consistency... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The fact that it's all-flash has really helped our overall performance.

What needs improvement?

Unity only does compression. It would be nice if there was a deduplication feature as well. At my previous job, we used XtremIO and that had... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We came from a VNX platform and we had lots of performance issues on the VNX, especially when we were doing OS patching. When all the reboots... more»

What other advice do I have?

Each solution is dependent on the use case so it's really hard to give advice without knowing the exact use case the person is trying to fill.... more»
Shivanshu Rathore
Consultant
Storage Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jan 24 2018

What do you think of NetApp FAS Series?

Improvements to My Organization: Enables us to handle business critical data with HA. • Valuable Features: NAS stability Simple customer support • Room for Improvement: Needs more SAN support. • Use of Solution: One to three years. • Stability Issues: No stability issues yet. • Scalability Issues: No scalability issues yet. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Eight out of 10. • Initial Setup: Works on administration, not implementation. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing: Not overrated, though there are products available in market with comparatively lower costs. • Other Advice: Good for NAS and unified solutions.

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