2013 Brand Leader Survey Results

In each of these surveys, IT Pros voted for Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, Service & Support, and Innovation leaders from a randomized field of provided vendors (and the opportunity to write in an answer choice).

Open Server, Open Storage, and Other Brand Leaders – October, 2013

Voted by IT Pros

MicroserverHP DellHPHPHPHP
Industry Standard ServerDellDellHPHPDellHP
Open Compute Project ServerHPDellHPHPDellHP
Open Compute Project Server Processor IntelAMDIntelIntelIntelIntel
Enterprise Hard Disk Drive (HDD)SeagateSeagateSeagateWestern Digital / Hitachi GSTSeagateSeagate
Open Compute Project StorageFusion-ioFusion-ioFusion-ioFusion-ioFusion-ioFusion-io
Desktop Virtualization (VDI)VMwareVMwareVMwareVMwareVMwareVMware
Cloud Operating PlatformAmazon Web ServicesAmazon Web ServicesAmazon Web ServicesAmazon Web ServicesAmazon Web ServicesAmazon Web Services

 


SDN and APM/NPM Brand Leaders – September, 2013

Voted by IT Pros

SDN PlatformCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
SDN Orchestration SoftwareAccedian NetworksAccedian NetworksAccedian NetworksAccedian NetworksAccedian NetworksAccedian Networks
SDN ControllerCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
SDN Virtual SwitchCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
SDN SwitchCiscoCisco & Intel & SanDisk (3-way tie)CiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Layer 4-7 SDN Services PlatformVMwareVMwareF5F5VMwareF5
VXLAN GatewayVMwareVMwareVMwareVMwareVMwareVMware
SDN ASICsCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
SDN MonitioringBig SwitchMicrosoftBig SwitchBig SwitchBig SwitchBig Switch
Network Recording & Search ApplianceRiverbedRiverbedRiverbedRiverbedRiverbedRiverbed
APM/NPM Appliance CitrixCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrix
APM SoftwareSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWinds

 


Solid State Drives Brand Leaders – June, 2013

Voted by IT Pros

All Flash SAN SSD SystemsEMC / XtremlONetAppEMC / XtremlOEMC / XtremlOEMC / XtremlOEMC / XtremlO
All Flash NAS SSD SystemsNimbus DataNimbus DataNimbus DataNimbus DataNimbus DataNimbus Data
All DRAM SAN SSD SystemsIBM / TMSIBM / TMSIBM / TMSIBM / TMSIBM / TMSIBM / TMS
All Flash Unified SSD SystemsNimbus DataNimbus DataNimbus DataNimbus DataNimbus DataNimbus Data
PCIe SSD DAS AdaptersFusion-ioFusion-io / Intel / & SanDiskFusion-ioFusion-ioIntelFusion-io
PCIe SSD SAN AdaptersQLogicQLogicQLogicQLogicQLogicQLogic
SAS/SATA SSD ModulesSeagateWestern DigitalSamsungIntelIntel & Seagate
(tie)
Samsung
SSD DAS/SAN CacheNetAppNetApp & SanDisk (FlashSoft)Fusion-io (IO Turbine)Fusion-io (IO Turbine)EMC & NetApp
(tie)
Fusion-io (IO Turbine)
SSD NAS Cache Appliance NetApp / Cache
IQ
NetApp / Cache
IQ
NetApp / Cache
IQ
NetApp / Cache
IQ
NetApp / Cache
IQ
NetApp / Cache
IQ
SSD Controller ChipsLSI (SandForce)LSI (SandForce)LSI (SandForce)LSI (SandForce)LSI (SandForce)LSI (SandForce)
Hybrid HDD/SSD SystemsNetAppDellEMCEMCNetAppIBM

 


Ethernet Brand Leader – March, 2013

Voted by IT Pros

FirewallsCiscoDell/SonicWallCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Ethernet SwitchesCiscoDellCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
WAN OptimizationRiverbedRiverbedRiverbedRiverbedRiverbedRiverbed
Ethernet Network MonitoringSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWinds
Application Delivery ControllersCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrix
Software Defined NetworkingVMware/
Nicira
VMware/
Nicira
VMware/
Nicira
VMware/
Nicira
VMware/
Nicira
VMware/
Nicira
Embedded Blade Server NetworkingHPDellHPHPHPHP
Fibre Channel HBAsQLogicQLogicQLogicQLogicQLogicQLogic
FCoE StorageEMCDellEMCEMCEMCEMC
Fibre Channel SwitchesBrocadeBrocadeBrocadeBrocadeBrocadeBrocade
Fibre Channel Storage EMCEMCEMCEMCEMCEMC
Fibre Channel Networking MonitoringCiscoQLogicBrocadeCiscoCiscoCisco

 


Other Brand Leaders – February, 2013

Voted by IT Pros

Ethernet NICsIntelBroadcomIntelIntelIntelIntel
Network Operating SystemsCisco IOSCisco IOSCisco IOSCisco IOSCisco IOSCisco IOS
Network VirtualizationVMwareVMwareVMwareVMwareVMwareVMware
LOMBroadcomBroadcomBroadcomBroadcomBroadcomBroadcom
InfiniBand AdaptersMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanox
InfiniBand SwitchesMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanox
InfiniBand Storage IBMNetAppNetAppIBMIBMNetApp
iSCSI StorageDell/ EqualLogicDell/ EqualLogicDell/ EqualLogicDell/ EqualLogicDell/ EqualLogicDell/ EqualLogic
Network Attached Storage (NAS)NetAppNetAppNetAppNetAppEMCNetApp
Cloud Storage GatewaysAmazon Web ServicesAmazon Web ServicesAmazon Web ServicesAmazon Web ServicesAmazon Web ServicesAmazon Web Services
WLAN Controllers / SwitchesCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Low Latency SwitchesCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
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