Comparison Matrices

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NAS Comparison Matrix

Last updated Dec 15 with EMC VMAX3 support for NAS as a Data Service. Detailed side by side comparison of entry level, mid-tier, and high-end products in the NAS space.

SAN High-End Comparison Matrix

Last updated Dec 16 with adjustments to NetApp FAS8000 information. Side by side comparison of like products in the High End SAN space.

SAN Entry-Level Comparison Matrix

Last updated October 6 with updates to IBM DS3500/DCS3700. Offers a side-by-side review of SAN Storage products. Covers hardware, scalability, configuration & performance data.

Solid State Storage Comparison Matrix

Updated Dec 18 with a minor name correction. Detailed comparison of Solid State feature functionality between vendor products.

Archive Software Comparison Matrix

Last updated May 9, 2014. Compares vendors including: Arkivio, ASG, BridgeHead, CommVault, EMC, IBM, Quantum, SGI, and Symantec

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.

Object Storage Comparison Matrix

Last updated August 26, 2014 with the release of Ring 5.0 for Scality Ring. Detailed comparison of Object Storage feature functionality between vendor products.

Disk to Disk, VTL, Deduplication Midrange Comparison Matrix

Last updated with July 21st announcement of new Quantum DXi6900 model and integraton of StoreNext 5. This matrix compares the technical specifications of many of the Mid-Tier Deduplication products available

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Updated with July 21st announcement of new Quantum DXi6900 model and integraton of StoreNext 5This matrix compares the technical specifications of many of the Entry-Level Deduplication products on the market today.

Virtual SAN Comparison Matrix

Updated November 4, 2014 with StarWind announcements. Side-by-side of major vendors and products within the virtual SAN space