Compare HGST ActiveScale vs. NetApp StorageGRID

HGST ActiveScale is ranked 12th in File and Object Storage while NetApp StorageGRID is ranked 4th in File and Object Storage with 4 reviews. HGST ActiveScale is rated 0, while NetApp StorageGRID is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp StorageGRID writes "The implementation went smoothly. It is a 'setup and forget' type of appliance". HGST ActiveScale is most compared with Scality, EMC Elastic Cloud Storage and Red Hat Ceph Storage, whereas NetApp StorageGRID is most compared with EMC Elastic Cloud Storage, Red Hat Ceph Storage and Cloudian HyperStore.
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Creating your own data stores, backups, or storage grids, helps eliminate all these costs of downloading all the data back after you downloaded to the cloud.Buying the solution is expensive, but it saves you money down the line when you factor in the logistics of not having to buy tapes.The licensing that the S3 service provides them from a FabricPool standpoint is more attractive than the licensing from AWS or Azure.We save money on storage costs from this solution since it allows us to have a source of revenue from customers consuming the service.While we have been able to save money on storage costs, it could be better.The price is attractive.We chose NetApp because of price and performance.

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12th
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4th
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2,215
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1,470
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4
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675
Avg. Rating
8.3
Top Comparisons
Compared 24% of the time.
Also Known As
Active Archive System, ActiveScale P100, ActiveScale X100Storage GRID
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Overview

Big Data insights enable Fast Data applications. Your data can generate value when it’s aggregated, analyzed, and applied to business decisions. We live for long-term data preservation, and our ActiveScale object storage systems are changing the economics of data. The ActiveScale system architecture is designed for petabyte-scale datasets, facilitates storing data forever, and takes full advantage of our component-to-system vertical innovation.

Store and manage unstructured data at scale using NetApp StorageGRID for secure, durable object storage. Place content in the right location, at the right time, and on the right storage tier, optimizing workflows and reducing overall costs for globally distributed rich media. 

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Sample Customers
EPFL, Illumination Mac GuffASE, DARZ GmbH
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Software R&D Company31%
Financial Services Firm22%
Comms Service Provider14%
Manufacturing Company10%
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