Comparison Matrices

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Recommended Starter Documents

NAS Comparison Matrix

Last updated with July 8th, 2014 announcements from EMC. Detailed side by side comparison of entry level, mid-tier, and high-end products in the NAS space.

SAN Comparison Matrix – High End

Last updated July 18th, 2014 with corrections to HDS VSP G1000. Side by side comparison of like products in the High End SAN space.

Solid State Storage Comparison Matrix

Last updated August 18 with Violin 7000 Series announcements and minor adjustments to Kaminario details. 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 July 29, 2014 with the addition of Hitachi Content Platform support for the Swift protocol. Compares vendors including: Caringo, EMC, Crossroads, HP, Hitachi Data Systems, NetApp, and Imation Nexsan.

Object Storage Comparison Matrix

Last updated July 29, 2014 with the addition of Hitachi Content Platform support for the Swift protocol. 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

Disk to Disk VTL Deduplication Entry Level Comparison Matrix

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

Created August 19, 2014. Side-by-side of major vendors and products within the virtual SAN space