2018 Brand Leader Survey Results

In each of these independent, non-sponsored surveys, global 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).

Voted by IT Pros: Flash Storage Brand Leaders – June, 2018

Market Leader Charts Mini-Report Promoting Awards Press Release

 
All Flash FC ArrayPure StorageDell EMCPure StorageNetApp/SolidFireNetApp/SolidFirePure Storage
All Flash Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI)NutanixDell EMCNutanixVMwareDell EMCNutanix
All Flash iSCSI ArrayDell EMC
Dell EMC
Dell EMC
Dell EMC
Dell EMC
Dell EMC
All Flash NAS ArrayNetAppDell EMC
NetAppNetAppNetAppNetApp
All Flash NVMe-oF StorageDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCPure Storage
All Flash Unified SAN/NAS ArrayDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMC
Computational StorageScaleFlux
ScaleFlux
ScaleFlux
ScaleFlux
ScaleFlux
ScaleFlux
Flash Cache SoftwareVMware
VMware
VMware
VMware
VMware
VMware
Hybrid HDD/SSD ArrayDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMC
NAND Flash ChipsSamsung
Samsung
Samsung
Samsung
Samsung
Samsung
NVDIMMIntel
MicronIntel
Intel
Intel
Intel
NVMe-oF Network AdaptersMellanox
Mellanox
Mellanox
Mellanox
Mellanox
Mellanox
PCIe NVMe Card SSDIntel
Western Digital
Intel
Western Digital
Dell EMCIntel
SSDSamsungSamsungSamsungSamsungSamsungSamsung
Ultra-Low Latency SSDIntelSamsungIntelIntelIntelIntel
Contributions to Innovation: Ultra-Low Latency Storage for Edge Computing (2014-2018)Intel

Voted by IT Pros: Networking & Storage Brand Leaders – March, 2018

Market Leader Charts Mini-Report Promoting Awards Press Release    

 
Bare Metal Switch OSAristaAristaAristaAristaAristaArista
Embedded Blade Server NetworkingCiscoDell EMCCiscoCiscoDell EMCCisco
Enterprise File Synchronization and SharingGoogleGoogleMicrosoftGoogleMicrosoftGoogle
Multi-Protocol Top-of-Rack SwitchesCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Multi-Protocol Core SwitchesCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Open Networking Switch (Bare Metal Switch)Dell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMC
Scale out Object Storage ApplianceDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMC
Scale out Object Storage SoftwareRed HatRed HatRed HatRed HatIBMRed Hat
Scale-out File StorageNetAppDell EMCNetAppNetAppIBMNetApp
Servers for Software Defined StorageDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMC
WAN OptimizationCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
 

Voted by IT Pros: Server Brand Leaders – February, 2018

Market Leader Charts Mini-Report Promoting Awards Press Release  
 
ARM-based Server ProcessorsQualcommQualcommQualcommQualcommQualcommQualcomm
Dense Low Power MicroserversHPEHPEHPEHPEHPEHPE
Edge ServersHPEDell EMCHPEHPEHPEHPE
Enterprise Blade ServersHPEDell EMCHPEHPEHPEHPE
Enterprise Rackmount ServersHPEDell EMCHPEHPEHPEHPE
Enterprise Server HypervisorVMwareVMwareVMwareVMwareVMwareVMware
Enterprise Server LOM & MLOMIntelIntelIntelIntelIntelIntel
Enterprise Server Operating SystemMicrosoftRed HatRed HatRed HatMicrosoftMicrosoft
Enterprise Server ProcessorsIntelIntel & AMD (tie)IntelIntelIntelIntel
Integrated SystemsCiscoDell EMCCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Server GPUsNVIDIAIntelNVIDIANVIDIAIntelNVIDIA
White Box ServersSuper MicroSuper MicroSuper MicroSuper MicroSuper MicroSuper Micro

Voted by IT Pros: Storage Brand Leaders – February, 2018

Market Leader Charts Mini-Report  Promoting Awards Press Release  
 
32 GFC Fibre Channel Disk ArraysDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCNetApp
Ageless StoragePure StorageDell EMCPure StoragePure StorageIBMPure Storage
Compliance Archive Storage (CAS)Dell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMC
Deduplication Backup Target AppliancesDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMC
Distributed Database Backup & RecoveryRubrik Datos IORubrik Datos IORubrik Datos IORubrik Datos IORubrik Datos IORubrik Datos IO
Enterprise Backup Software ApplianceDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCVeeam
Enterprise HDDsSeagateSeagateSeagateSeagateSeagateSeagate
iSCSI Disk ArraysDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMCDell EMC
Mid-Range Tape DrivesIBMQuantumIBMIBMIBMIBM
NAS Disk ArraysNetAppDell EMCNetAppNetAppNetAppNetApp
On-Premises Enterprise Storage as a ServiceZadara StorageZadara StorageZadara StorageZadara StorageZadara StorageZadara Storage
Tape LibrariesIBMQuantumIBMIBMIBMIBM
Unified SAN/NAS Disk ArraysNetAppDell EMCNetAppNetAppNetAppNetApp

Voted by IT Pros: Network & Endpoint Security Brand Leaders – January, 2018

Market Leader Charts Mini-Report Promoting Awards Press Release  
 
25-100Gb Ethernet AdaptersMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanoxMellanox
25-100Gb Ethernet SwitchesCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
32 GFC Fibre Channel HBABroadcom/
Emulex
Broadcom/
Emulex
Broadcom/
Emulex
Broadcom/
Emulex
Broadcom/
Emulex
Broadcom/
Emulex
32 GFC Fibre Channel SwitchesCiscoBroadcom/BrocadeCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Always-On Network Recording AppliancesRiverbed NetSharkRiverbed
NetShark
Riverbed NetSharkRiverbed NetSharkRiverbed NetSharkRiverbed NetShark
Application Delivery ControllersCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrixCitrix
Fibre Channel Network MonitoringCiscoBroadcom/BrocadeCiscoCiscoCiscoCisco
Network Performance MonitoringSolarWindsSolarWindsCiscoCiscoCiscoSolarWinds
Storage Performance Validation Software & AppliancesSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWindsSolarWinds
Compromise Assessment/Incident ResponseMandiant (FireEye)Mandiant
(FireEye)
Mandiant (FireEye)Mandiant (FireEye)Mandiant (FireEye)Mandiant (FireEye)
Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR)SymantecSymantecSymantecSymantecSymantecSymantec
Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP)SymantecSymantecSymantecSymantecSymantecSymantec
Next Gen AI-Based Endpoint ProtectionCylanceMalwarebytesCylanceSophosSophosCylance
Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)Schneider ElectricSchneider ElectricSchneider ElectricSchneider ElectricSchneider ElectricSchneider Electric

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