Compare Google Cloud Storage vs. Microsoft Azure File Storage

Google Cloud Storage is ranked 1st in Public Cloud Storage Services with 6 reviews while Microsoft Azure File Storage is ranked 5th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 1 review. Google Cloud Storage is rated 8.8, while Microsoft Azure File Storage is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Google Cloud Storage writes "Keeps customer data secure and well managed". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure File Storage writes "The support is very good and I like the backup to the firewall". Google Cloud Storage is most compared with Amazon EFS (Elastic File System), Amazon Glacier and Amazon S3, whereas Microsoft Azure File Storage is most compared with Amazon EFS (Elastic File System), Oracle Database Backup Service and Amazon Glacier.
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Pros
The feature we've found most valuable is the ability to access our data anywhere, anytime.What I like about this program, is that it's quite fast, because you pay for your usage.The most valuable feature is the cryptographic technology.Using this solution has improved the security of our data.Their technical support is good and very professional.The most valuable features are Pub/Sub, Data Explorer, BigQuery, and Data Transfer.

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Implementations with other products are easy.

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Cons
User management could be better. It's complicated process to delete users and maintain the structure of documents created by deleted users.I would also like to be able to use my own tools and packages within this solution and also have a tool to visualize the data with graphics.The implementation is not as easy as Microsoft, and the process could be improved.The user experience needs to be simplified.They need to get some parts of the program more mature, like the admin management part as well as the monitoring part.I would like to see this solution made faster, cheaper, and bigger.

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Sometimes it takes very long to refresh the information.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
They know that the pricing is comparable with Azure, AWS, and those other solutions like Amazon are cheaper, but they are not as flexible.

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Overview

Google Cloud Storage offers developers and IT organizations durable and highly available object storage. Google created three simple product options to help you address the needs of your applications while keeping your costs low. These three product options use the same API, providing you with a simple and consistent method of access.

Fully managed file shares that use the standard SMB 3.0 protocol

Key scenarios:

  • Share data across on-premises and cloud servers
  • Migrate file share-based applications to the cloud with no code changes
  • Integrate modern applications with File storage
  • Simplify hosting for high availability workload data
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Autism Speaks, Backflip Studios, Beneficio Facil, Bitmovin, Claritics, CloudBerry, Cosentry, DNANexus, DNAstack, Energyworx, Feedly, GenieConnect, HTC, JustDevelopIt, LeadPages, Leanplum, LiveHive, Mendelics, Ocado, RealMassive, Screenz, ShareThis, Songpop, Ubisoft, VendAsta, Webydo, Wix, zulilyTalon, Camden
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