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"We use the free version of the program.""For our configuration, we pay a little bit less than €10,000 ($12,000 USD) per year.""Its price is okay. It suits our needs."

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FreeNAS is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. FreeNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data. Use FreeNAS with ZFS to protect, store, backup, all of your data. FreeNAS is used everywhere, for the home, small business, and the enterprise.

IBM Scale-out NAS (SONAS) is a solution for cloud storage implementations. It is designed to consolidate files that are scattered in multiple storage locations and allow them to be efficiently shared and managed.

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FreeNAS is ranked 5th in NAS with 4 reviews while IBM Scale-out NAS is ranked 13th in NAS. FreeNAS is rated 8.2, while IBM Scale-out NAS is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of FreeNAS writes "Efficient, good reporting, and integrates well with both Windows and Linux systems". On the other hand, FreeNAS is most compared with StarWind Storage Appliance, NetApp FAS Series, NETGEAR ReadyNAS, Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon) and Buurst SoftNAS, whereas IBM Scale-out NAS is most compared with Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon), HPE StoreEasy, NetApp FAS Series, Hitachi NAS and Huawei OceanStor 9000.

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