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    Ranking
    1st
    out of 6 in Fibre Channel
    Views
    887
    Comparisons
    594
    Reviews
    4
    Average Words per Review
    276
    Rating
    9.0
    5th
    out of 6 in Fibre Channel
    Views
    28
    Comparisons
    10
    Reviews
    0
    Average Words per Review
    0
    Rating
    N/A
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    PowerVault
    ThinkSystem DB Series
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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 Lenovo ThinkSystem DB Series 32Gb FC SAN Switches provide exceptional price/performance value by delivering market-leading 32 Gb Gen 6 Fibre Channel technology and combining flexibility, simplicity, and enterprise-class functionality to meet the demands of growing flash-based storage environments.

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    Sample Customers
    Dayco, FAW Foundry, University of Cambridge, Finder, Stadtwerke Pforzheim GmbH & Co.
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    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider25%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm7%
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    Company Size
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    Small Business57%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise14%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise26%
    Large Enterprise50%
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    Dell PowerVault is ranked 1st in Fibre Channel with 4 reviews while Lenovo ThinkSystem DB Series is ranked 5th in Fibre Channel. Dell PowerVault is rated 9.0, while Lenovo ThinkSystem DB Series 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), Cisco MDS Series and Huawei OceanStor SNS, whereas Lenovo ThinkSystem DB Series is most compared with .

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