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Saturday, September 6, 2014

Comparison Between Storsimple 7020 and 8100 Model

 

Storsimple 7020 and 8100 model is an entry level hybrid cloud storage solution. In today post, we are going to compare this two entry level model to assist you on choosing which model suitable for your environment.

Hardware

Features

Storsimple 7020

Storsimple 8100

Enclosure form factor 1 X 2U 1 X 2U
Network Interface card 4 X 1 Gbps 4 X 1Gbps
2 X 10Gbps
Redundant & Hot Swappable Power Cooling Modules Yes Yes
Redundant Controllers Yes Yes
Usable Local Hard Disk Capacity 4TB 15 TB
SSD Capacity 600GB 800 GB
Effective Local Capacity (With compression & Dedup) 8-20TB 15- 75TB
Maximum capacity (including cloud) 200 TB 200 TB
Connection to server iSCSI iSCSI
Automatic Storage Tiering Yes Yes

Management

Features

Storsimple 7020

Storsimple 8100

Management On-premise Web GUI Azure Storsimple Manager
Multi-Device Management No Yes

Features/Security

Features

Storsimple 7020

Storsimple 8100

Compression Yes Yes
DE duplication Yes Yes
Encryption AES-256 Yes Yes
High Performance No Yes

Data Protection

Features

Storsimple 7020

Storsimple 8100

Local Snapshot Yes Yes
Cloud Snapshot Yes Yes
Cloud Clone Yes No
Instant Recovery No Yes
Microsoft VSS Support with Consistent Backup Yes. Using Storsimple Data Protection Console Yes. Using Storsimple Snapshot Manager
Data Portability Yes. With another storsimple appliance Yes. With another storsimple appliance or Storsimple Virtual Appliance

Cloud Storage

Features

Storsimple 7020

Storsimple 8100

Cloud Storage Supported 8 cloud storage provider. Azure Storage

Use Cases

 

Storsimple 7020

Storsimple 8100

Departmental SQL Workload No Yes
Storage for VM Limited Yes
File Shares + Archive Yes Yes
Archive Yes Yes
Supported use by backup software Veeam Backup and Replication Veeam Backup and Replication

Hope the above comparison table help you to decide which model is suitable for your environment.

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