2015 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).

Software-Defined Infrastructure – October, 2015

Voted by IT Pros

Press Release

Converged Systems for DatabaseOracle/
Exadata
Oracle/
Exadata
Oracle/
Exadata
Oracle/
Exadata
Oracle/
Exadata
Oracle/
Exadata
Converged Systems for VirtualizationHP/
Converged
System
NetApp/
FlexPod
HP/
Converged
System
HP/
Converged
System
HP/
Converged System & NetApp/
FlexPod (tie)
HP/
Converged
System
Multi-Tenant Storage ArrayEMCEMCEMCEMCEMCEMC
On-Premise Enterprise Storage as a ServiceZadara StorageZadara StorageZadara StorageNimble StorageNimble StorageZadara Storage
Scale-out Object Storage ApplianceEMCEMCEMCEMCEMCEMC
Scale-out Object Storage SoftwareRed HatRed HatRed HatRed HatRed HatRed Hat
Servers for Software Defined StorageDellDellDellDellDellDell
Virtual Application Delivery Controller CitrixCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrix
Virtual Firewall CiscoJuniperCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Virtual Router / Network Access CiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Virtual WAN Optimization CiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco

 


Data Center Infrastructure – September, 2015

Voted by IT Pros

Press Release

WLAN Controller and Access PointCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Network Performance MonitoringCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Enterprise Mobility ManagementCitrixVMwareCitrixCitrixMicrosoftCitrix
Information & Email ArchivingMicrosoftMicrosoftMicrosoftMicrosoftMicrosoftMicrosoft
InfiniBand SwitchesMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanox
InfiniBand Host Channel AdaptersMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanox
Fibre Channel Network MonitoringCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)Schneider ElectricSchneider ElectricSchneider ElectricSchneider ElectricSchneider ElectricSchneider Electric
Enterprise Backup Software & AppliancesEMCEMCEMCEMCEMCEMC
Application FirewallsF5Barracuda NetworksF5F5CitrixF5
Application Delivery ControllersCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrix
Storage Performance Validation Software & ApplianceSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWinds

 


Flash Storage  – June, 2015

Voted by IT Pros

Press Release

All Flash Converged SystemHP Converged
System
HP Converged
System
HP Converged
System
HP Converged
System
HP Converged
System
HP Converged
System
All Flash Fibre Channel ArrayEMCDell Storage SC Series (Compellent)HP 3PARIBMEMCIBM
All Flash Hyperconverged SystemNutanixHP Converged
System
NutanixHP Converged
System
HP Converged
System
Nutanix
All Flash InfiniBand ArrayNetAppIBMNetAppIBMIBMNetApp
All Flash iSCSI ArrayDell Storage
PS Series (EqualLogic)
Dell Storage
PS Series (EqualLogic)
Dell Storage
PS Series (EqualLogic)
Dell Storage
PS Series (EqualLogic)
Dell Storage
PS Series (EqualLogic)
Dell Storage
PS Series (EqualLogic)
All Flash NAS ArrayNetAppNetAppNetAppNetAppNetAppNetApp
All Flash PCIe AdapterSanDisk/
Fusion-io
SanDisk/
Fusion-io
SanDisk/
Fusion-io
SanDisk/
Fusion-io
SanDisk/
Fusion-io
SanDisk/
Fusion-io
All Flash Unified SAN/NAS ArrayNetAppNetAppNetAppNetAppEMCNetApp
Flash Caching SoftwareSanDisk/
FlashSoft/
ioTurbine
SanDisk/
FlashSoft/
ioTurbine
SanDisk/
FlashSoft/
ioTurbine
SanDisk/
FlashSoft/
ioTurbine
SanDisk/
FlashSoft/
ioTurbine
SanDisk/
FlashSoft/
ioTurbine
Hybrid HDD/SSD ArrayEMCHP 3PAREMCEMCEMCNimble Storage
Memory Channel StorageSanDiskSanDiskSanDiskSanDiskSanDiskSanDisk
SAS/SATA SSD ModuleSamsungSeagateSamsungSamsungSeagateSamsung
SSD Controller ChipIntelIntelIntelIntelIntelIntel

 


Storage – April, 2015

Voted by IT Pros

Press Release

Deduplication Backup Target AppliancesEMCEMCEMCEMCEMCEMC
Enterprise File Synchronization & SharingCitrixGoogleCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrix
Enterprise HDDsSeagateSeagateSeagateSeagateSeagateSeagate
Fibre Channel Disk ArraysEMCDellEMCEMCEMCEMC
Fibre Channel HBAsQLogicQLogicQLogicQLogicQLogicQLogic
Fibre Channel SwitchesBrocadeBrocadeBrocadeBrocadeBrocadeBrocade
iSCI Disk ArraysDell/
EqualLogic
Dell/
EqualLogic
Dell/
EqualLogic
Dell/
EqualLogic
Dell/
EqualLogic
Dell/
EqualLogic
Mid-Range Tape DrivesQuantumQuantumQuantumQuantumQuantumQuantum
NAS Disk ArraysNetAppNetAppNetAppNetAppNetAppNetApp
Scale-out File Storage SystemsEMC
Isilon
EMC
Isilon
EMC
Isilon
EMC
Isilon
EMC
Isilon
EMC
Isilon
Tape Libraries IBMQuantumIBMIBMIBMIBM
Unified SAN/NAS Disk ArraysNetAppDell & NetApp (tie)NetAppNetAppNetAppNetApp

 


Ethernet, Networking & SDN – February, 2015

Voted by IT Pros

Press Release

FCoE SwitchesCiscoBrocadeCiscoBrocadeCiscoBrocade
Ethernet Core SwitchesCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Ethernet Top of Rack SwitchesCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Enterprise Ethernet NICsIntelIntelIntelIntelIntelIntel
Ethernet Network MonitoringSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWinds
Embedded Blade Server NetworkingHPDellHPCiscoCiscoHP
SDN Platform Cisco APIC Cisco APIC Cisco APIC Cisco APIC Cisco APIC Cisco APIC
SDN Enabled SwitchesCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Layer 4-7 NFV Services PlatformVMware NSXVMware NSXVMware NSXVMware NSXVMware NSXVMware NSX
SDN Monitoring Microsoft (DEMON) Microsoft (DEMON) Microsoft (DEMON) Microsoft (DEMON) Microsoft (DEMON) Microsoft (DEMON)
Bare Metal Switches OSCumulus LinuxCumulus LinuxBig Switch (Switch Light)
& Cumulus Linux (tie)
Big Switch
(Switch Light)
Big Switch
(Switch Light)
Cumulus Linux
Open Networking SwitchesDellDellDellDellDellDell

 


Server & Other Related IT Products – January, 2015

Voted by IT Pros

Press Release

Converged Networks AdaptersEmulexEmulexEmulexEmulexEmulexEmulex
Enterprise Blade ServersHPDellHPHPHPHP
Enterprise Rackmount ServersHPDellHPHPDellHP
Enterprise Server LOMIntelIntelIntelIntelIntelIntel
Enterprise Server Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows ServerRed Hat LinuxRed Hat LinuxRed Hat LinuxMicrosoft Windows ServerRed Hat Linux
Enterprise Server ProcessorsIntel XeonIntel XeonIntel XeonIntel XeonIntel XeonIntel Xeon
Hyperconverged SystemsNutanixNutanixNutanixNutanixNutanixNutanix
NextGen Enterprise FirewallsPalo Alto NetworksPalo Alto NetworksPalo Alto NetworksCiscoCiscoPalo Alto Networks
Industry Standard ServersDellDellHPHPDellHP
MicroserversDellDellDellDellDellDell
Server VirtualizationVMwareVMwareVMwareVMwareVMwareVMware
WAN OptimizationRiverbedRiverbedRiverbedRiverbedRiverbedRiverbed
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