"Most of the features for the reduction in data compression are useful. It is also very easy to use and administer. Its performance is also good."
"The compression and deduplication features are the most valuable."
"The most valuable feature is reliability."
"IBM FlashSystem is a stable solution."
"This solution is convenient, user-friendly, convenient and reliable."
"The most valuable features are deduplication and compression, which together, enable you to have more space."
"The performance is very good and we use this product to enhance our core system."
"The pricing is reasonable."
"Scalable and stable storage array."
"The price of this solution is good."
"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."
"The pricing needs to be more competitive."
"A big area for improvement is that the data reduction pool feature is not recommended for use in a production environment because it has stability and performance issues."
"The support could improve by allowing you to speak to someone when you call rather than them calling you back. However, once we do have contact with one of their technicians they are excellent."
"The product needs to improve their scalability."
"The interface could improve in IBM FlashSystem."
"IBM should improve its data reduction development."
"The price is very costly."
"This product lacks some of the options we wanted. For example, expansion was difficult and it required a lot of patching to be done."
"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."
"Many people do not realize that Lenovo has a storage solution, so better marketing from the vendor is needed."
IBM FlashSystem products are enterprise computer data storage systems that store data on flash memory chips. Unlike storage systems that use standard solid-state drives, IBM FlashSystem products incorporate custom hardware based on technology from the 2012 acquisition of Texas Memory Systems. This hardware provides performance, reliability, and efficiency benefits versus competitive offerings.
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.
IBM FlashSystem is ranked 8th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 33 reviews while Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series is ranked 28th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 3 reviews. IBM FlashSystem is rated 8.4, while Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM FlashSystem writes "Reliable and easy to configure with simple data migration capabilities ". 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. ". IBM FlashSystem is most compared with Dell PowerStore, Pure Storage FlashArray, HPE Nimble Storage, Dell Unity XT and NetApp FAS Series, whereas Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series is most compared with NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Dell Unity XT, Lenovo ThinkSystem DE Series, HPE Nimble Storage and Dell PowerStore. See our IBM FlashSystem vs. Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series report.
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