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Pros
"Integration with the entire Azure platform.""The initial setup is fairly easy.""The interface is very good.""It was quick to synchronize back from Azure to the on-premise server.""The solution can scale to fit any requirement.""General user familiarity with Office 365 products make adopting this solution easy to adopt in production."

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"Basically, I set Wasabi up and forget it. I'll monitor it every once in a while just to make sure that it's working correctly."

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Cons
"The pricing could be improved. They need to make the costs more transparent so users know what they will be charged and why ahead of time.""The initial setup is complex. Unless you have done it a few times it, it is going to be hard.""Microsoft Azure File Storage is not that scalable. Once you reach the boundaries, you need to migrate to another solution.""The solution should support all the legacy storage systems.""The storage account key could be a security issue.""Lacks integration with other platforms."

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"I don't have enough experience to understand the nuances of where they might improve."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"For one terabyte of data, we are spending about 150 Euro every month."

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"I can only tell you that Wasabi costs about half what Amazon Web Services is charging. Now, the cost per month is a more difficult question. That varies depending on the capacity, the services you're employing, and that type of thing."

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Top Answer: Amazon EFS is easy to set up: you can use the AWS management console, API, or command-line. Amazon EFS can grow to petabytes and deliver consistent low latencies and high levels of throughput. This… more »
Top Answer: We have performance issues with Microsoft Azure File Storage. We have a standard version and we have also a premium version. I would like to upgrade to premium but that is not possible on the fly. So… more »
Top Answer: Basically, I set Wasabi up and forget it. I'll monitor it every once in a while just to make sure that it's working correctly.
Top Answer: I can only tell you that Wasabi costs about half what Amazon Web Services is charging. Now, the cost per month is a more difficult question. That varies depending on the capacity, the services you're… more »
Top Answer: I don't have enough experience to understand the nuances of where they might improve. You can sign in to your account and monitor it. Beyond that, I don't know if there are any other bells and… more »
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7.6
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10.0
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MS Azure File Storage
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Overview

Fully managed file shares that use the standard SMB 3.0 protocol

Key scenarios:

  • Share data across on-premises and cloud servers
  • Migrate file share-based applications to the cloud with no code changes
  • Integrate modern applications with File storage
  • Simplify hosting for high availability workload data

Wasabi makes saving data simple, affordable, fast and secure. Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage removes the complicated decision of where, how and whether to save your data, and empowers you to transform your business and organization through cost savings and disruptive speed and performance.

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Sample Customers
Talon, Camden
FileShadow, Ivy League Schools, Russell Sage Colleges, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, MayStreet
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider18%
Manufacturing Company6%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company22%
Manufacturing Company6%
Media Company4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise38%
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Microsoft Azure File Storage is ranked 2nd in Public Cloud Storage Services with 6 reviews while Wasabi is ranked 12th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 1 review. Microsoft Azure File Storage is rated 7.6, while Wasabi is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Azure File Storage writes "A cloud file storage solution that plays well with familiar products but is difficult to configure and build-out". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Wasabi writes "It's cost-effective and simple". Microsoft Azure File Storage is most compared with Amazon EFS (Elastic File System), Azure NetApp Files, Amazon S3, Amazon S3 Glacier and Google Cloud Storage Nearline, whereas Wasabi is most compared with Amazon S3 Glacier, Microsoft Azure Block Storage, Amazon S3, Zadara and Google Cloud Storage Nearline.

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