Microsoft Azure Object Storage Review

A reliable solution for long-term backup retention

What is our primary use case?

I use Microsoft Azure Object Storage for backups. Specifically, we use it for longterm backup retention.

What is most valuable?

The most important thing for me is reliability.

The support is very good.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see a reduction in pricing so that they can be more competitive.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability of this solution depends on the company that the client is working with. They have to be reputable and meet the appropriate standards for compliance.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This solution is very easy to scale. All of the object storage solutions have the same features.

How are customer service and technical support?

We are in regular contact with technical support and I find them to be good.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is pretty straightforward and it probably takes a couple of days to deploy.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The cost of this solution is high compared to others, although there are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

There are other vendors for object storage on the market that are comparable in features, but the price of the competitors is cheaper. The main difference between vendors is the costs in terms of both storage and traffic.

What other advice do I have?

I am satisfied with the features that Azure Object Storage has.

In general, this is a product that I recommend but at the end of the day, the suitability depends on the use case and the requirements. If it is something that meets their needs then it will be very beneficial.

As we have worked with this product, we have not come across any problems that could not be resolved. That said, there is always room for improvement.

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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