HPE tops IDC’s all-flash array list. But look who’s not on the list

idc-logo

Good post by Chris Mellor (thank you) over at El Reg

Severely narrow view of AFA industry

Research house IDC has put out an all-flash array marketscape which deliberately excludes most of the available all-flash arrays. HPE tops its AFA list.

IDC identifies three leaders:

  • EMC with its XtremIO product
  • HPE with its 3PAR 7450c
  • Pure Storage and its FlashArray //m

Can we put them in a 1-2-3 order?

Read on here

HDS, HP leapfrog NetApp in the land of the MAGIC QUADRANT

Post by Chris Mellor (thank you) over at El Reg

The gnomic Gartnerites have promoted HDS and HP over NetApp in their 2014 general purpose array magic quadrant, with an explanation of the concept given here.

NetApp, with its FAS8000, was second to EMC’s VMAX in the year-ago MQ, but Gartner has leapfrogged HDS’ VSP G10000 past it in the updated MQ, with HP’s StoreServ 10000 close behind.

Read on here