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    Top Answer:The initial setup was easy and simple.
    Top Answer:Licensing fees are expensive - whether that's specifically in Jordan, I'm not sure.
    Top Answer:PowerVault could be improved by increasing its memory cache capacity and adding the ability to export data to the cloud.
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    Ranking
    1st
    out of 14 in Enterprise SAN
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    831
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    556
    Reviews
    4
    Average Words per Review
    276
    Rating
    9.0
    7th
    out of 14 in Enterprise SAN
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    78
    Comparisons
    52
    Reviews
    0
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    PowerVault
    SAN48B-5
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    Overview
    PowerVault MD3 storage arrays help you cost-effectively address the challenges of data growth with versatile solutions that are optimized for smaller-scale storage consolidation, flexible virtualization projects and high business continuity.
    The IBM System Storage SAN48B-5 switch is designed to meet the demands of hyper-scale private or hybrid cloud storage environments by delivering Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology and capabilities with 16 Gbps performance that support highly virtualized environments. To enable greater flexibility and investment protection, SAN48B-5 is configurable up to 48 ports and supports speeds up to 16 Gbps in a designed 1U package.
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    Sample Customers
    Dayco, FAW Foundry, University of Cambridge, Finder, Stadtwerke Pforzheim GmbH & Co.
    CERN, Bigcommerce, Connect2Cloud, Genius Inside, Performance Buildings AG
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider23%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm7%
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    Small Business57%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise14%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise50%
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    Dell PowerVault is ranked 1st in Enterprise SAN with 4 reviews while IBM SAN48B-5 is ranked 7th in Enterprise SAN. Dell PowerVault is rated 9.0, while IBM SAN48B-5 is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Dell PowerVault writes "Good performance, stable, and well-priced". On the other hand, Dell PowerVault is most compared with HPE StoreOnce, Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) and Huawei OceanStor SNS, whereas IBM SAN48B-5 is most compared with .

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