Critical Capabilities for Scale-Out File System Storage

Archived Published: 27 January 2015 ID: G00269990

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Analytics, collaboration and cost-effective data retention are key imperatives that are driving interest in scale-out file system storage for I&O leaders. This research compares nine scale-out file system storage products on their capability to support key uses cases via seven critical capabilities.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
    • Vendors
      • Dell Fluid File System
      • EMC Isilon
      • Hitachi NAS Platform
      • HP StoreAll Storage
      • Huawei OceanStor 9000
      • IBM Elastic Storage
      • NetApp Clustered Data Ontap 8.x
      • Quantum StorNext
      • Red Hat Storage Server
    • Context
    • Product/Service Class Definition
    • Critical Capabilities Definition
      • Capacity
      • Storage Efficiency
      • Interoperability
      • Manageability
      • Performance
      • Resiliency
      • Security and Multitenancy
    • Use Cases
      • Overall
      • Archiving
      • Backup
      • Commercial HPC
      • Large Home Directories
    • Vendors Added and Dropped
      • Added
      • Dropped
  • Inclusion Criteria
    • Critical Capabilities Rating
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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