Comparison Matrices

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Midrange NAS Comparison Matrix

Last updated May 21 with new Coho DataStream information. Midrange NAS Comparison Matrix compares features and functions for midrange NAS vendors/products.

NAS High End Comparison Matrix

Last updated May 12 with IBM ESS new support. High-End NAS Comparison Matrix compares features and functions for vendors and their products in high end NAS space.

Hyper-Converged Systems Comparison Matrix

Updated May 21 with updates to Maxta and Simplivity. Side-by-side comparison of products in the Hyper-Converged Systems space, including: Dell EVO: RAIL, EMC VSPEX BLUE, Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX, HP ConvergedSystem and more.

Solid State Comparison Matrix (Adapted Designs)

Last updated February 23, 2015 with the addition of VVOL information. Covers products adapted to solid state from disk-based systems. Side-by-side comparison chart of similar products.

Entry Level NAS Comparison Matrix

Last updated April 20 with updated model information. Detailed side by side comparison of entry-level products in the NAS space.

SAN High-End Comparison Matrix

Last updated May 12 with IBM XIV updates. Side by side comparison of like products in the High End SAN space.

SAN Entry-Level Comparison Matrix

Last updated May 6 with changes to Dell Compellent & EqualLogic. Offers a side-by-side review of SAN Storage products. Covers hardware, scalability, configuration & performance data.

Archive Software Comparison Matrix

Last updated January 2, 2015 with end-of-year modifications. Compares vendors including: Arkivio, ASG, BridgeHead, CommVault, EMC, IBM, Quantum, SGI, and Symantec

Archive Systems Comparison Matrix

Updated April 21 with new information for Crossroads StrongBox. Compares vendors including: Caringo, EMC, Crossroads, HP, Hitachi Data Systems, NetApp, and Imation Nexsan.

Object Storage Comparison Matrix

Last updated May 14, 2015 with new SwiftStack support features. Detailed comparison of Object Storage feature functionality between vendor products.

Virtual SAN Comparison Matrix

Updated May 20 with new DataCore features. Side-by-side of major vendors and products within the virtual SAN space