We performed a comparison between Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series and NetApp NVMe AFF A800 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.
"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 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."
"We find the product to be very flexible."
"The most valuable features are stability and performance."
"NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is easier to use than some other solutions and the UI is very good to use for day-to-day activities. Overall, the solution has good technology."
"You can easily scale up, and scale-out."
"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."
"The cost of the solution is quite high. It would be ideal if they could adjust it so that it's a but less."
"The support can take a few days to have a response. However, the response that we do receive is very informative."
"The initial setup should be easier, and more like a plug-and-play approach."
"Increasing the RAM, and including physical cords would be beneficial."
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.
Your data is a gold mine. Get the most out of it - faster - with AFF A800. Designed for NVMe media, further accelerated with NVMe/FC connectivity to the host, AFF A800 all-flash systems deliver an incredible sub-200 microsecond latency. Providing more than 11.4M IOPS and 300GB/s throughput in a single cluster, AFF A800 redefines the limit of what’s possible with artificial intelligence and deep learning.
Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series is ranked 29th in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 3 reviews while NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is ranked 23rd in All-Flash Storage Arrays with 4 reviews. Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series is rated 0.0, while NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is rated 8.8. 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. ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp NVMe AFF A800 writes "Flexible and easy to use with a simple initial setup". Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series is most compared with NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Lenovo ThinkSystem DE Series, Dell Unity XT, IBM FlashSystem and Dell SC Series, whereas NetApp NVMe AFF A800 is most compared with Dell PowerStore, Dell PowerMax NVMe, HPE Primera, Fungible Storage Cluster and Pure FlashArray X NVMe. See our Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series vs. NetApp NVMe AFF A800 report.
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