NAS Comparison Matrix

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  • Document Category: Comparison Matrices
  • Subject: NAS Storage
  • Vendors: Dell, EMC, Hitachi, HP, IBM, NetApp
  • Keywords: BlueArc, Comparison, Comparison Matrices, EMC, Hitachi, Hitachi Data Systems, HP, NAS, NAS Comparison Matrix, Netapp, premium
  • Document Date: February 19th, 2014
  • Short Description:

    Detailed comparison of feature functionality between vendor products. Covers High End, Mid Range and Entry Level. Matrix updated December 18, 2013.

  • Full Summary:

    This matrix compares the feature -function capability of major NAS products, High End, Midrange and Entry Level. For additional information, see the Product Analysis for each product.

    Vendors include:

    High End

    • Dell EqualLogic FS 7600/ FS 7610
    • Dell Compellent FS8600
    • EMC VNX 5800 / 7600 / 8000
    • EMC VG8 Gateway
    • EMC Isilon IQ S-Series S200 / 5400S / 5000S
    • EMC Isilon IQ X-Series X400 / X200 / 36000 / 72000 / 32000
    • HDS HNAS 3200 / 4100 (3200 withdrawn 7/2013)
    • IBM Scale Out NAS
    • NetApp FAS6220
    • NetApp FAS 6250
    • NetApp FAS6290
    • IBM N7950T

    Mid Tier

    • EMC Isiilon IQ NL-Series NL400/ 36NL/ 72NL/ 108NL
    • EMC VNX 5200 / 5400 / 5600 VG2 Gateway
    • HP StoreEasy 5000
    • HP StoreEasy Gateway 3830
    • HDS HNAS 4080 / 4060
    • HDS HNAS 3090 / 3080
    • HDS HUS / HUSM File Access Module 110 / 130 / 150 / HUSVM
    • IBM V7000 Unified
    • NetApp FAS3220
    • IBN N6220
    • NetApp FAS3250 / FAS3270
    • IBM N6250 / N6270

    Entry Level

    • Dell NX300/ NX3000
    • EMC NX4
    • EMC VNXe3150 / VNXe3300
    • HP StoreEasy 1430 / 1530 / 1630 / 1830
    • NetApp FAS2240-2/4
    • IBM N3220 / N3240
    • NetApp FAS2220 / FAS2050
    • IBM N3400 / N3600

    Additional detailed information is available in the Product Analysis for each product.


  • NAS_System_Matrix_Comparison

NAS Comparison Matrix

This matrix compares the feature -function capability of major NAS products, High End, Midrange and Entry Level. For additional information, see the Product Analysis for each product.

Vendors include:

High End

  • Dell EqualLogic FS 7600/ FS 7610
  • Dell Compellent FS8600
  • EMC VNX 5800 / 7600 / 8000
  • EMC VG8 Gateway
  • EMC Isilon IQ S-Series S200 / 5400S / 5000S
  • EMC Isilon IQ X-Series X400 / X200 / 36000 / 72000 / 32000
  • HDS HNAS 3200 / 4100 (3200 withdrawn 7/2013)
  • IBM Scale Out NAS
  • NetApp FAS6220
  • NetApp FAS 6250
  • NetApp FAS6290
  • IBM N7950T

Mid Tier

  • EMC Isiilon IQ NL-Series NL400/ 36NL/ 72NL/ 108NL
  • EMC VNX 5200 / 5400 / 5600 VG2 Gateway
  • HP StoreEasy 5000
  • HP StoreEasy Gateway 3830
  • HDS HNAS 4080 / 4060
  • HDS HNAS 3090 / 3080
  • HDS HUS / HUSM File Access Module 110 / 130 / 150 / HUSVM
  • IBM V7000 Unified
  • NetApp FAS3220
  • IBN N6220
  • NetApp FAS3250 / FAS3270
  • IBM N6250 / N6270

Entry Level

  • Dell NX300/ NX3000
  • EMC NX4
  • EMC VNXe3150 / VNXe3300
  • HP StoreEasy 1430 / 1530 / 1630 / 1830
  • NetApp FAS2240-2/4
  • IBM N3220 / N3240
  • NetApp FAS2220 / FAS2050
  • IBM N3400 / N3600

Additional detailed information is available in the Product Analysis for each product.