Software is the key difference in the PowerFlex offering. PowerFlex software components not only provide software-defined storage services, they also help simplify infrastructure management and orchestration with comprehensive ITOM and LCM capabilities that span compute as well as storage infrastructure, from BIOS and Firmware to nodes, software, and networking.
PowerFlex is the software foundation of PowerFlex SDS. It is a scale-out block storage service designed to deliver flexibility, elasticity, and simplicity with predictable high performance and resiliency at scale.
PowerFlex Manager is the software component in PowerFlex family that enables ITOM automation and life cycle management capabilities for PowerFlex systems.