We performed a comparison between Huawei OceanStor and Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two All-Flash Storage Arrays solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"The pricing is very reasonable."
"The most valuable feature is the flexibility in the rail, as it is hybrid storage."
"OceanStor is cheaper than Dell EMC, and its management interface is quite simple."
"Huawei OceanStor is stable."
"This is a stable storage system."
"The setup and the price are the most valuable and not the features related."
"It is easy to use, deploy, communicate and manage this solution."
"The most valuable feature of Huawei OceanStor is the hybrid applications."
"The most valuable feature of Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series is its capability to tier to the cloud, such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS. Additionally, the integration is good and they are user-friendly."
"Last year, I did a DM Series installation with my colleague, and this installation was effortless because we had Lenovo support on the phone, so it was easy to get help if we had any problems."
"Scalable and stable storage array."
"The administration should be simplified because there are a large number of options that make it too complicated, and the customers can get confused."
"The solution could improve by having better integration."
"CFS integration is one area where OceanStor has some room for improvement. The CFS on OceanStor is dedicated, so it's not integrated with the existing active directory domain."
"In the future release, Huawei OceanStor should improve on what they already have. It is a good solution."
"Technical support could be more helpful."
"I would like to see more iterations and direct integration with other solutions."
"We did experience a little latency with this solution."
"I would like to see the next generation all-flash, which could be combined."
"I would rate the support of Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series a four out of five."
"I would like Lenovo to add a feature like IBM Easy Tier to DM Series. This is a crucial feature for the customers."
"The Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series was very hard to configure. Installation of the product was very hard. These are its areas for improvement."
OceanStor Dorado V3 is the industry's first all-flash storage that puts NVMe into commercial use. It is specially designed for enterprises' mission-critical businesses, meeting the most-demanding performance and reliability requirements of databases, VDI, server virtualization, and SAP HANA.
To meet enterprise storage requirements, ThinkSystem All-Flash DM Series systems provide high performance, superior flexibility, and best-in-class data management. DM Series runs on ONTAP data management software, which gives customers unified storage across block-and-file workloads. It accelerates your business while improving the efficiency, flexibility, and reliability of your IT operations.
Huawei OceanStor is ranked 16th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 8 reviews while Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series is ranked 28th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 3 reviews. Huawei OceanStor is rated 8.6, while Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Huawei OceanStor writes "Its management interface it's quite simple". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series writes "It's a scalable all-in-one system with unified block and file storage and cloud tiering. ". Huawei OceanStor is most compared with Huawei OceanStor Dorado, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Dell Unity XT, Pure Storage FlashArray and IBM FlashSystem, whereas Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series is most compared with NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), IBM FlashSystem, Dell Unity XT, Lenovo ThinkSystem DE Series and HPE Nimble Storage. See our Huawei OceanStor vs. Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series report.
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