IBM VersaStack Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM VersaStack competitors are
  • Vblock
  • FlexPod
Read reviews of IBM VersaStack competitors and alternatives
FlexPod
Chris Noel
Real User
Network manager
Jul 17 2017

What is most valuable?

We redid our data center, which involved taking out the 6509 and some other things. We bought the complete solution and it went in relatively easy. We were up and running very... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I would like to be able to get everything in at one time. I like the ability to spin it up and have it working relatively quickly. It's a time saver, and there is nothing missing,... more»

What needs improvement?

I was looking at the SF, because we were looking at doing some of the SolidFire stuff. Now, with FlexPod, I know we're at the point where it's about time for us to upgrade, so we... more»

What other advice do I have??

If they were going to upgrade their storage, I would tell them NetApp has been really solid for us. I can't think of any reason not to use it. That's a good thing with IT people,... more»
Dell EMC
SrSysSpecialist534
Real User
Senior System Specialist at a construction company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Sep 17 2018

What is most valuable?

This solution has rock-solid reliability. When a problem does occur, you can call the service number or support site to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The original pair of VBlock’s were purchased to replace a hodgepodge of small VM clusters of 3 to 4 VM hosts and an... more»

What needs improvement?

Currently, there is some uncertainty about the future of the product line with regards to Dell's takeover of EMC.... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

Get your best deal and press for everything. We already had our VMware licensing, but we had to upgrade to Enterprise... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Our original VMware environment was a hodgepodge of rack mounted servers, a FC SAN which used an older EMC SAN, and... more»

What other advice do I have??

Size it right. Get the connectivity to your core switches established and have good admins, ones who know the storage... more»

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