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SAN High-End Comparison Matrix

Last updated October 30 with IBM updates. Side by side comparison of like products in the High End SAN space.

IBM XIV Storage System – Product Analysis

Last updated with Oct 30 announcement of support for new devices. 17-page deep dive into the architecture and capabilities of IBM XIV Storage System

IBM XIV Storage System – Product Brief

Updated with October 30 announcement of support for new devices. Concise and unbiased 7-page overview of the features and functionality of IBM XIV.

NAS Comparison Matrix

Last updated October 30 with IBM announcements. Detailed side by side comparison of entry level, mid-tier, and high-end products in the NAS space.

IBM SONAS (Scale Out NAS) Product Brief

Updated with Oct 30 announcement of support for new devices. Concise and unbiased 8-page overview of the features and functionality of IBM SONAS (Scale Out NAS)

IBM SONAS (Scale Out NAS) Product Analysis

Updated October 30 with support for new devices. 15-page deep dive into the product architecture and advanced features of IBM Scale-Out NAS (SONAS)

Archive Systems Comparison Matrix

Last updated October 30, 2014 with Imation-Nexsan Assureon release of version 8 . Compares vendors including: Caringo, EMC, Crossroads, HP, Hitachi Data Systems, NetApp, and Imation Nexsan.

Nexsan Assureon Archive Product Brief

Last updated October 30, 2014 with the version 8 release information. Concise 8-page review of the features and functionality of Nexsan Assureon Archive.

Nexsan Assureon Product Analysis

Last updated October 30, 2014 with version 8 release information. 18-page deep dive into the architecture and capabilities of Nexsan Assureon.