IBM XIV Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM XIV competitors are
  • IBM Storwize
  • HPE 3PAR Flash Storage
  • Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance
Read reviews of IBM XIV competitors and alternatives
HPE 3PAR Flash Storage Logo
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
reviewer563436
Real User
IT System Engineer
Dec 25 2017

What is most valuable?

It has a friendly interface using the console. I have been working with it for one year and four months, and I have not found any issues. I benefit from the HPE Call Home feature.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is working well. IT achieves our targets. We have been running faster and more efficiently since 3PAR was installed.

What needs improvement?

Some management functions through a web interface.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution. Most important criteria when selecting a vendor: * Support * Widely used in the market.
C832
Reseller
COO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Aug 21 2018

What is most valuable?

The user interface is very mature and it's becoming more mature all the time. They made it very easy for the user, very... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The virtualization feature shortens the time to convince customers, to sell the solution, and to implement it. From the... more»

What needs improvement?

IBM gets a lot of input from the field, from system engineers, regarding what needs to be done and I believe they have... more»

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

The pricing has been very competitive for the last few years. IBM got to the point where they changed the pricing model... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We are not in a good position to answer this question because we have worked with IBM for all these years. But I... more»

What other advice do I have?

IBM is really open and available to those who want to find out what kinds of solutions will fit their needs. More than... more»
reviewer516690
User
User at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 20 2017

What do you think of Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance?

Valuable Features: Very good analytics Very easy to configure. We share the same file system with Unix and Windows. • Improvements to My Organization: The ease of setting up replication got every one of our servers replicated. • Room for Improvement: Uptime. We had some crashes here and there. The good news is the failover is very quick and most servers do not feel it. For example, a VM server may hang for a minute, but it will recover once it failed over. • Use of Solution: About five years now, first using the 7310. • Deployment Issues: No issues. • Stability Issues: Some, but oracle support was very helpful. • Scalability Issues: No issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Customer Service: Very responsive. Technical Support: ...

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