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"I won't talk about specific numbers, but it is a little hard to compare it to other products out there because there is nobody out there that does exactly what they do. If you are just comparing it to another NAS box, it is probably going to look higher, but that's an unfair comparison because it does things that a NAS box can't do."

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Top Answer: It has snapshot capabilities. We take advantage of those.
Top Answer: I won't talk about specific numbers, but it is a little hard to compare it to other products out there because there is nobody out there that does exactly what they do. If you are just comparing it to… more »
Top Answer: Its read performance can be improved. It is just slow in comparison to other file systems, but a lot of it also has to do with the fact that they have a limited number of spindles under each node.
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Overview

Designed to combine the best of enterprise and cloud stacks, SpanFS exposes industry-standard, globally distributed NFS, SMB and S3 interfaces.

The IO Engine detects random vs. sequential IO profiles, splits the data into chunks, performs deduplication and directs to the most appropriate storage tier.

SpanFS also includes a new Metadata Store based on a consistent, distributed, NoSQL store for fast operations at scale.

SnapTree® provides a distributed meta data structure based on B+ tree concepts. It supports unlimited, frequent snapshots with no performance degradation.

Elastifile provides the first-ever hybrid cloud data infrastructure, enabling unprecedented consolidation and self-service workflows across private and public clouds. Your application, analytics, and infrastructure teams can manage data across complex workflows with the simplicity and control of a single global namespace. All this is enabled by the Elastifile Cloud File System–a breakthrough application-level distributed file/object system. This elastic, scale-out software-defined solution brings

Combining the availability and data services of enterprise storage with the agility, multi-tenancy and cost-efficiency of webscale architecture, Elastifile delivers flash performance to any and all consolidated workloads, dramatically reducing CAPEX and OPEX for enterprises and service providers.

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Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider17%
Manufacturing Company8%
Media Company8%

Cohesity SpanFS is ranked 6th in File System Software with 1 review while Elastifile is ranked 3rd in File System Software. Cohesity SpanFS is rated 0.0, while Elastifile is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Cohesity SpanFS writes "An integrated solution with good snapshot capabilities, stability, and scalability". On the other hand, Cohesity SpanFS is most compared with Nasuni, Oracle ZFS, Amazon FSx, CTERA Edge X Series and WekaIO Matrix, whereas Elastifile is most compared with WekaIO Matrix, Quantum StorNext, Amazon EFS (Elastic File System), NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP and Google Cloud Storage.

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