Critical Capabilities for General-Purpose, Midrange Storage Arrays

Archived Published: 31 October 2017 ID: G00321060

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Eight critical product attributes enable infrastructure and operations leaders to quantify storage array product attractiveness across user scenarios. I&O leaders should use this methodology with specific weightings adjusted to reflect their priorities and requirements and optimize array selection.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Introduction
    • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
    • Vendors
      • DataDirect Networks SFA 7700 Series
      • Dell EMC SC Series
      • Dell EMC Unity
      • Fujitsu Eternus DX500 S3 and DX600 S3
      • Hitachi Vantara VSP Gx00 Systems
      • HPE 3PAR StoreServ Series
      • HPE Nimble Storage CS-Series
      • Huawei OceanStor 5000 V3
      • IBM Storwize V5000 and V7000 Unified
      • Infortrend EonStor GS
      • NEC Mx10 Series
      • NetApp E-Series
      • NetApp FAS8200
      • Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance
      • Quantum QXS
      • Tegile T-Series IntelliFlash
      • Tintri VMstore T800 Series
    • Context
    • Product/Service Class Definition
      • Architectural Definitions
    • Critical Capabilities Definition
      • Manageability
      • RAS
      • Performance
      • Snapshot and Replication
      • Scalability
      • Ecosystem
      • Multitenancy and Security
      • Storage Efficiency
    • Use Cases
      • Consolidation
      • OLTP
      • Server Virtualization and VDI
      • Analytics
      • Cloud
  • Inclusion Criteria
    • Critical Capabilities Rating
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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