Comparison Matrices

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Midrange NAS Comparison Matrix

Last updated February 3 with the addition of Oracle ZFS. Midrange NAS Comparison Matrix compares features and functions for midrange NAS vendors/products.

NAS High End Comparison Matrix

Last updated April 11 with version 4 of the Dell Fluid File System release. High-End NAS Comparison Matrix compares features and functions for vendors and their products in high end NAS space.

Hyper-Converged Systems Comparison Matrix

Published March 24, 2015. Side-by-side comparison of products in the Hyper-Converged Systems space, including: Dell EVO: RAIL, EMC VSPEX BLUE, Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX, HP ConvergedSystem, Hitachi UCP 1000, NetApp Flexpod EVO: RAIL, Maxta HC Reference Architectures, 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.

SAN Comparison Matrix – Midrange Storage

Last updated February 3, 2015 with coverage of Huawei OceanStor. Side-by-side comparison of major products in the midrange SAN matrix.

Entry Level NAS Comparison Matrix

Last updated March 9 with additional HP StoreEasy models. Detailed side by side comparison of entry-level products in the NAS space.

SAN High-End Comparison Matrix

Last updated February 23, 2015 with IBM XIV announcements. Side by side comparison of like products in the High End SAN space.

SAN Entry-Level Comparison Matrix

Last updated March 24, 2015. 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 January 23, 2015 with release of S10 product for Hitachi Content Platform. Compares vendors including: Caringo, EMC, Crossroads, HP, Hitachi Data Systems, NetApp, and Imation Nexsan.

Object Storage Comparison Matrix

Last updated March 24, 2015 with NetApp StorageGRID release 10.1 information. Detailed comparison of Object Storage feature functionality between vendor products.

Virtual SAN Comparison Matrix

Updated February 23, 2015 with the release of VMware Virtual SAN 6.0. Side-by-side of major vendors and products within the virtual SAN space