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"IBM has the most number of additional services, this is the main advantage."

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"I think it's the economic factor. This solution has the lowest cost for storage systems."

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"IBM Cloud storage is not cheap, but it could be."

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"When we used this solution in 2015, it was not scalable at all. I don't know if they have improved on that, but at the time, scalability was just horrible."

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Top Answer: IBM has the most number of additional services, this is the main advantage.
Top Answer: IBM Cloud storage is not cheap, but it could be.
Top Answer: Perhaps in price and they don't have a large number of additional services.
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IBM Cloud Object Storage is a web-scale platform that stores unstructured data - from petabyte to exabyte - with reliability, security, availability and disaster recovery without replication.

Scality RING object storage enables enterprises and cloud service providers to run petabyte-scale, data-rich services like web applications, VOD, active archives, compliance archives, and private storage clouds. The RING is software, so you can deploy it on standard x86 servers of your choice, taking advantage of server and media innovation over time. Acting as a single, distributed system, the RING can scale linearly across thousands of servers, multiple sites, and an unlimited number of objects. Data is protected with policy-based replication, erasure coding, and geo-distribution, achieving up to 14 9s of durability and 100% availability.
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Find out what your peers are saying about Pure Storage, Red Hat, Zadara and others in File and Object Storage. Updated: July 2021.
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IBM Cloud Object Storage is ranked 16th in File and Object Storage with 1 review while Scality RING8 is ranked 9th in File and Object Storage with 1 review. IBM Cloud Object Storage is rated 0.0, while Scality RING8 is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Cloud Object Storage writes "The main advantage is the additional services". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Scality RING8 writes "Low cost storage system that has good support". IBM Cloud Object Storage is most compared with Dell EMC ECS, Red Hat Ceph Storage, IBM Spectrum Scale, NetApp StorageGRID and NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, whereas Scality RING8 is most compared with MinIO, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Qumulo, Cloudian HyperStore and VMware vSAN.

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