"When it comes to the interface of the solution we did not encounter any challenges. Additionally, the solution has good documentation."
"Over the years, it has become increasingly user-friendly."
"The price-performance ratio is most valuable."
"The most valuable features in IBM FlashSystem are IOPS, performance, duplication, and compression."
"One of the most valuable features is that it's very easy to use and configure. It used to be more difficult, but now it's almost flawless."
"The performance of IBM FlashSystem is very good. The new technology and high throughput have given us more confidence in the solution. The management of the system has improved and we can control the monitoring system alerts and multiple FlashSystems with the Enterprise Cloud Edition, which is free. The migration of recently stored data to a new flash is much easier. You can move your data because you can utilize it externally."
"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."
"IBM FlashSystem is flexible, quick, and has a solid design."
"The most valuable feature is real-time analytics."
"The feature that I like most is the analytics part of the file system."
"The ratio of total operational cost to complexity versus feature set is very good."
"The Data Reduction Pools (DRP) support could be better."
"It could be easier to implement."
"We use some open-source tools for monitoring, such as Grafana and it should be bundled along with IBM FlashSystem."
"The installation is not easy. You need to have extensive knowledge to handle it."
"The price is very costly."
"Cloud file sharing is an area that needs improvement."
"Sometimes the performance is effective but it gets resolved in the process."
"The solution is not easy to use and could improve."
"Qumulo should continue to expand automation and orchestration capabilities."
"In the future, I would like to see non-disruptive updates."
"The price of the software is a bit expensive, so a reduction in cost would make it more competitive."
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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.
Qumulo is the breakthrough leader in simplifying unstructured data management at massive scale across hybrid-cloud environments. Qumulo provides a high-performance file data platform designed to store, manage and create workflows and applications with data in its native file form at a massive scale across hybrid cloud environments. With Qumulo you can easily manage the full data lifecycle from ingestion, transformation, publishing and archiving with cost-effective capacity, dynamic scalability, automatic encryption, real-time analytics and an advanced API that enables customers to easily integrate Qumulo into their technology ecosystem and workflows.
IBM FlashSystem is ranked 2nd in NAS with 27 reviews while Qumulo is ranked 9th in NAS with 3 reviews. IBM FlashSystem is rated 8.4, while Qumulo is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of IBM FlashSystem writes "Good performance, energy efficient with a small form factor, helpful support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Qumulo writes "Easy to set up, good technical support, and it provides valuable usage analytics ". IBM FlashSystem is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, Dell EMC PowerStore, Dell EMC Unity XT, HPE Nimble Storage and NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), whereas Qumulo is most compared with Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon), Scality RING8, NetApp FAS Series, Red Hat Ceph Storage and Pure Storage FlashBlade. See our IBM FlashSystem vs. Qumulo report.
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