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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco MDS Series vs. INFINIDAT InfiniBox and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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Top Answer: The most valuable features of this solution are the devices, databases, and zoning.
Top Answer: It's perpetual licensing and maintenance is a recurrent cost.
Top Answer: The GUI client is Java-based and we know that Java is not secure, so everyone disables it. It would be nice to have an HTML-based client. The initial setup could be simplified.
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Ranking
2nd
out of 14 in Enterprise SAN
Views
407
Comparisons
269
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
563
Rating
9.3
3rd
out of 14 in Enterprise SAN
Views
1,810
Comparisons
1,437
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Rating
N/A
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Also Known As
Cisco MDS 9100, Cisco MDS 9222i, Cisco MDS 9700
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Overview

Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches have met and often exceeded the demanding requirements for storage area networks for more than a decade. They offer a combination of performance, non-stop operations, and multiprotocol flexibility.

InfiniBox, high performance enterprise data storage, eliminates performance, availability and scalability issues to accelerate critical business applications. Based upon a fully abstracted set of software driven storage functions layered on top of industry standard hardware, INFINIDAT delivers a fast, highly available, and easy-to-deploy storage system.

Unmatched reliability and performance (99.99999% uptime) is delivered through an innovative self-healing architecture, high performance double-parity RAID, and comprehensive end-to-end data verification capability. In addition, an efficient data distribution architecture that uses all drives all the time, and a very large flash cache, deliver ultra-high performance with up to 1M IOPS, and over 12GB/s throughput along with our InfiniMetrics detailed performance monitoring.

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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider37%
Computer Software Company26%
Manufacturing Company5%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm7%
Manufacturing Company5%

Cisco MDS Series is ranked 2nd in Enterprise SAN with 3 reviews while INFINIDAT InfiniBox is ranked 3rd in Enterprise SAN. Cisco MDS Series is rated 9.4, while INFINIDAT InfiniBox is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Cisco MDS Series writes "Easy to upgrade, easy to configure and easy to administer". On the other hand, Cisco MDS Series is most compared with Dell EMC Connectrix SAN, HPE SN6000 and Pure Storage FlashArray, whereas INFINIDAT InfiniBox is most compared with Pure Storage FlashArray, NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS), Dell EMC XtremIO, VMware vSAN and HPE SN6000.

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