LINBIT SDS vs. NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

As of May 2019, LINBIT SDS is ranked 38th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) vs NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP which is ranked 1st in Cloud Software Defined Storage with 65 reviews. The top reviewer of NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP writes "Dedupe and compression save us significant space; it's so cost-effective we're considering reducing what we charge". LINBIT SDS is most compared with . NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, IBM Spectrum Scale and ScaleIO.
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ONTAP has helped our organization reduce its overall cost of storage (somewhere in the high millions).The price point is very competitive and inexpensive compared to what you receive from other vendors in the market.We receive the best support for a lower price point.There are two consumption methods: pay as you go and subscription. Pay as you go... is a little expensive but worth it.The AWS consumer-based pricing model makes it easy for developers to use their credit cards to spin up virtual servers immediately.Compared to other storage vendors, NetApp, is not always able to compete with their pricing. Yet, we acknowledge the ease of use ONTAP brings with the AWS integration.The deal with the seller was acceptable; the pricing is reasonable.We purchased the product directly from NetApp.

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LINBIT keeps Linux systems up and running. As the developers of DRBD® software (, LINBIT has led the way in high availability since 2001. DRBD has been included in the Linux kernel since version 2.6.33 (2009), has been deployed on all major Linux distributions and is fully compatible with systems, applications, devices and services.

With LINBIT SDS the company creates a high performing Software-Defined Storage (SDS) solution using Linux OS for shared block storage which integrates with the relevant cloud and virtualization systems. With the LINBIT SDS solution, common-off-the-shelf hardware is turned into blazingly fast, reliable block storage. DRBD is integrated into OpenStack, OpenNebula, Docker Kubernetes and Proxmox.

NetApp ONTAP Cloud is a data management solution that provides protection, visibility and control for your cloud-based workloads. It enables you to control both cloud and on-premises resources from a single, centralized management console. With ONTAP Cloud, you can expect enterprise class application availability and a smaller storage footprint, that come from NetApp's highly available design and storage efficiency technologies.
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Intel, Porsche, CISCO, Barkman HONEY, IBM, Sphinx, Kapsch, BDO BankJFK Medical Center, ALD Automotive, Healthix, City of Baton Rouge, ON Semiconductor
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