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AWS Storage Gateway is a hybrid storage service that enables your on-premises applications to seamlessly use AWS cloud storage. You can use the service for backup and archiving, disaster recovery, cloud bursting, storage tiering, and migration. Your applications connect to the service through a gateway appliance using standard storage protocols, such as NFS and iSCSI. The gateway connects to AWS storage services, such as Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, and Amazon EBS, providing storage for files, volumes, and virtual tapes in AWS. The service includes a highly-optimized data transfer mechanism, with bandwidth management, automated network resilience, and efficient data transfer, along with a local cache for low-latency on-premises access to your most active data.
StorSimple is one of the biggest challenges facing enterprise storage customers is massive data growth and the amount of storage management work required to keep up with it. StorSimple series hybrid storage arrays excel at managing data growth and stopping the endless cycle of buying storage.
AWS Storage Gateway is ranked 2nd in Cloud Storage Gateways with 3 reviews while StorSimple is ranked 5th in Cloud Storage Gateways. AWS Storage Gateway is rated 7.6, while StorSimple is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of AWS Storage Gateway writes "Flexible, stable, and easy to configure". On the other hand, AWS Storage Gateway is most compared with NetApp Cloud Backup, Nasuni, Panzura, Avere and ClearSky Data, whereas StorSimple is most compared with Panzura, Nasuni, NetApp Cloud Backup, Dell EMC CloudBoost and CTERA Cloud Backup.
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