AI-powered predictive storage management
December 04, 2020

AI-powered predictive storage management

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Modules Used

  • IBM Flashsystem 5100

Overall Satisfaction with IBM FlashSystem

IBM FlashSystem 5100 (V5100) is being used at multiple locations throughout our company. We choose this mainly to improve performance of our current storage system and for high reliability. Different configurations were utilized at different locations to suit local needs. Another plus point was scalability of the system if needed in future. 5100 is has expansion enclosures and are designed to add drives without downtime.

Pros

  • Great scalability. Drives can be added without any downtime.
  • Different configurations to suit different needs.
  • High system and data availability with mirrored cache.

Cons

  • FlashSystem 5100 could improve in encryption and data security.
  • Cloud based storage dashboard can be improved for easy navigation.
  • This is easy to manage and utilize system.
  • Reduced downtime and support needed.
5100 is more advanced and reliable system.
IBM FlashSystem 5100 is well suited for distributed work environment where the offices and workforce is scattered all over and NOT centered at one location. Easy to remotely manage and easy to scale up the operation as needed.

IBM Storage FlashSystem Feature Ratings

Flash Array Performance
8
Flash Array Integration
8
Data Compression
9
Non-Intrusive Upgrades
8
Simplicity
10
Power Savings
8

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