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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."

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Top Answer: Duplication, interface and the manageability is good and simple.
Top Answer: We had issues in a few areas because we couldn't do it from GUI. There is a separate tool for accessing the object and removing it and this created quite a challenge while exiting the data on… more »
Top Answer: Our primary use case for this product is to replicate our backups to cloud on StorageGRID. We are integrators and don't use the solution ourselves, we install it for our clients. I'm an IT Service… more »
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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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EPFL, Illumination Mac GuffASE, DARZ GmbH
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Computer Software Company28%
Manufacturing Company18%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government9%
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Small Business25%
Large Enterprise75%
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HGST ActiveScale is ranked 15th in File and Object Storage while NetApp StorageGRID is ranked 5th in File and Object Storage with 2 reviews. HGST ActiveScale is rated 0.0, while NetApp StorageGRID is rated 8.6. 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 RING8 and Red Hat Ceph Storage, whereas NetApp StorageGRID is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, Dell EMC ECS, Cloudian HyperStore, MinIO and Scality RING8.

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