Compare FreeNAS vs. SoftNAS

FreeNAS is ranked 6th in NAS with 2 reviews while SoftNAS is ranked 13th in NAS. FreeNAS is rated 8.6, while SoftNAS is rated 0. The top reviewer of FreeNAS writes "No data are lost when a hard drive fails". On the other hand, FreeNAS is most compared with NETGEAR ReadyNAS, EMC Isilon and NetApp FAS Series, whereas SoftNAS is most compared with Qumulo, NetApp FAS Series and FreeNAS.
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6th
out of 33 in NAS
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Reviews
2
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Avg. Rating
8.5
13th
out of 33 in NAS
Views
1,390
Comparisons
1,181
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
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N/A
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SoftNAS Cloud Enterprise
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Overview
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.

SoftNAS Cloud NAS is a software-defined, full-featured enterprise cloud NAS filer for primary data storage that enables existing applications securely migrate to the cloud without re-engineering. With enterprise-class NAS features like: high-availability, deduplication, compression, thin-provisioning, snapshots, replication, cloning, encryption (at rest and in transit), LDAP and Active Directory integration, and support for NFS, CIFS, iSCSI or AFP storage protocols, SoftNAS Cloud NAS protects mission-critical and primary, active/hot data.

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