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Critical Capabilities for Solid-State Arrays

Published: 25 June 2015

ID: G00270222

Analyst(s): Valdis Filks, Arun Chandrasekaran, Joseph Unsworth

Summary

Solid-state arrays deliver significant improvements in performance, efficiency and manageability, although high purchase cost perceptions remain. Here, we analyze 11 SSAs across six high-impact use cases and quantify product attractiveness against seven critical capabilities important to IT leaders.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • EMC XtremIO
    • Fujitsu DX200F
    • HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450c
    • Huawei OceanStor Dorado
    • IBM FlashSystem V840
    • Kaminario K2
    • NetApp EF-Series
    • Pure Storage FA Series
    • SolidFire SF Series
    • Tegile T3800
    • Violin Memory Concerto 7000
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
    • SSA
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Ecosystem
    • Manageability
    • Multitenancy and Security
    • Performance
    • RAS
    • Scalability
    • Storage Efficiency
  • Use Cases
    • Overall
    • Online Transaction Processing
    • Server Virtualization
    • High-Performance Computing
    • Analytics
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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