In a recent comparison of performance on the SPECsfs2008 benchmark, Silverton Consulting (SCI) chose the FAS8020 as the “Champion of Champions” for NFSv3 performance and CIFS/SMB performance for Q1-2014.
The SPECsfs2008 benchmark is designed to measure file server throughput and response time. To determine the NFSv3 overall performance champion, SCI analyzed 78 published results for NFS systems from leading vendors including EMC, HDS, HP, Huawei, Oracle, and NetApp. To determine the overall champion for CIFS/SMB performance, SCI analyzed 25 published results for CIFS/SMB systems from leading vendors including EMC, Fujitsu, Huawei, and NetApp.
In addition, SCI chose the FAS6240 as the “Champion of Champions” for Enterprise SAN OLTP for Q2-2014. The detailed report is here.