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"As far as their licensing costs, the licensing is paid on a yearly basis. The organization pays for the licensing based on the software and the capacity that they choose."

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Top Answer: From a functional standpoint, it's been, pretty much bulletproof. I have never gone to a snapshot and not been able to do what I needed to do.
Top Answer: SnapShot functionality itself is not licensed separately, so we can say that the cost is $0, or it's just included in the base price. You need a separate license (or license bundle) if you want… more »
Top Answer: It would be ideal if snapshots were searchable. It's a very manual activity. If I have to go looking for a file in a stack of snapshots, it's mount one and look, mount another and look, etc. That's… more »
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Overview

Nondisruptive, high-speed data replication within any Hitachi storage system or virtualized storage pool is a reality with Hitachi ShadowImage replication software. Use data immediately in modern data protection and copy data management operations.

NetApp Snapshot point-in-time copy software protects data with no performance impact and uses minimal storage space.

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Small Business54%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise38%
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Hitachi ShadowImage is ranked 14th in Data Replication while NetApp Snapshot is ranked 1st in Data Replication with 5 reviews. Hitachi ShadowImage is rated 0.0, while NetApp Snapshot is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp Snapshot writes "Very user-friendly, extremely stable, and scalable". Hitachi ShadowImage is most compared with Hitachi TrueCopy and Hitachi Thin Image, whereas NetApp Snapshot is most compared with NetApp SnapMirror, Dell EMC AppSync, Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication and Hitachi Thin Image.

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