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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

E8 Storage

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IBM FlashSystem 7200

It should be noted that although this is marketed as a mid-range storage system, it has many advantages which includes the use of NVMe (flashcore) drives, IBM Spectrum Virtualize and AI capabilities. The advantages of a storage designed with end-to-end NVMe, i.e. IBM FlashCore, enables the system to provide ultra-low latency performance which is necessary for certain mission critical systems i.e ERP. Another cool feature is IBM Storage Insights, which allows the system to provide predictive analytics for storage optimization as well as simplifies management and support of the unit.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Enterprise Flash Array Storage

E8 Storage
IBM FlashSystem 7200
8.1
Flash Array Performance
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IBM FlashSystem 7200
8.7
Flash Array Integration
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IBM FlashSystem 7200
8.5
Data Compression
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IBM FlashSystem 7200
8.0
Non-Intrusive Upgrades
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IBM FlashSystem 7200
7.6
Simplicity
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IBM FlashSystem 7200
7.6
Power Savings
E8 Storage
IBM FlashSystem 7200
8.1

Pros

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IBM FlashSystem 7200

  • Much faster than prior Storwize V7000.
  • Good option for midtier storage virtualization controller with local NVMe storage capacity.
  • For existing SVC customers, it's an easy fit and no learning curve.
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Cons

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IBM FlashSystem 7200

  • IBM has been a leader in data management for a long time and Flashsystem doesn't give much to its competitors to challenge it. they're very robust
  • though the UI to work with takes some time to get used to for DataBase Admins
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

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IBM FlashSystem 7200

IBM FlashSystem 7200 9.3
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The results we have obtained are much better than expected, the amount of IOPS are good but the latency is very good, although it is not the best for databases and sequential writing, the team meets and exceeds expectations for secondary storage. , I am convinced that for small and medium-sized organizations it can be a great alternative considering the cost per TB, the ease of implementation, the ease of use and the support.
Esteban Rey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

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IBM FlashSystem 7200

IBM FlashSystem 7200 10.0
Based on 2 answers
It is just IBM, it is pretty good
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Alternatives Considered

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IBM FlashSystem 7200

We ended up shifting from the IBM Storwize v7000 platform to the NetApp AFF platform and have been extremely pleased by the performance, cost, and efficiency thus far. The systems certainly have similarities but the NetApp AFF has met all of our expectations thus far and making changes to the storage being presented (i.e. growing a volume) is much more straightforward on our AFF system.
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Return on Investment

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IBM FlashSystem 7200

  • When data is managed, the ROI is there, as the manual error is nullified.
  • Scalable-can be expanded in the future hence future proof.
  • Security is also there.
  • All of the above are making this future proof with ROI in the long run.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

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General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

IBM FlashSystem 7200

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

E8 Storage
IBM FlashSystem 7200
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

E8 Storage
IBM FlashSystem 7200
9.3

Support Rating

E8 Storage
IBM FlashSystem 7200
10.0

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