Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Solid-State Arrays

Published: 17 July 2017

ID: G00316095

Analyst(s): Santhosh Rao, Valdis Filks, John Monroe , Joseph Unsworth

Summary

Solid-state array features, pricing, scale and density are improving at a rapid pace, while agility and disaggregation benefits are providing long-term value. Gartner has analyzed 19 SSA products across five high-impact use cases to quantify what's important to infrastructure and operations leaders.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Dell EMC VMAX All Flash
    • Dell EMC Unity All Flash
    • Dell EMC XtremIO
    • Fujitsu Storage Eternus AF Series
    • Hitachi Data Systems VSP F Series
    • HPE 3PAR StoreServ All-Flash Arrays
    • IBM FlashSystem A9000
    • IBM DS8880F Data Systems
    • IBM Storwize All-Flash Series
    • Kaminario K2
    • NetApp AFF Series
    • NetApp EF Series
    • NetApp SF Series
    • Nimble Storage AF Series
    • Pure Storage M-Series
    • Pure Storage FlashBlade
    • Tegile T-Series
    • Tintri T5000 Series
    • X-IO ISE 800 Series
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
    • SSA
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Ecosystem
    • Manageability
    • Multitenancy and Security
    • Performance
    • RAS
    • Scalability
    • Storage Efficiency
  • Use Cases
    • Online Transaction Processing
    • Server Virtualization
    • High-Performance Computing
    • Analytics
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
    • Vendors Added and Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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