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Pros
"The global file locking feature is valuable. The ability to quickly deploy new sites is also valuable.""The most valuable feature is the storage in that it only keeps the last-used data locally, while everything else is backed up to the cloud. That way, we never really have to worry about file space in each office or the replication to the other file servers for DR.""The most valuable feature is disaster recovery. We can fully recover a site in two hours.""The most valuable feature is the simplicity of the backup and restore functions.""The Nasuni management dashboard is helpful because, on the administration side, I'm able to view all of the different filers that we have in the UK, rather than check each one of them individually.""The most valuable feature is that we have redundancy in our data. It's nice to know that it is cached both locally on the filters, as well as stored on that cloud.""Nasuni has helped to eliminate on-premises infrastructure. We were using about eight to 10 different types of vendors or small storage boxes for provisioning and shared access for users. We got rid of all those. That has eliminated operational overhead and footprint at our data center. We don't have to worry about any hardware or monitoring particular devices, and hundreds of devices have been decommissioned. Now, for provisioning, everything is on Nasuni. I assume this has made a big difference in costs.""Another helpful feature, in addition to restoring a file that was deleted within 24 to 48 hours, is that we have the ability to restore a file or a folder that was deleted, going all the way back to the inception of that file or folder. That means we actually have unlimited backups to the inception point of data with Nasuni."

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"The solution can be used for all Office 365 applications."

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Cons
"Room for improvement would be the speed of replication of new files. I would also like to see cloud mirroring.""The only thing that I'd like to see is more support for platforms like OneDrive or Box.com.""The performance of the filesystem could be improved.""One thing to consider is that Nasuni will have the same limitations that a traditional file storage solution will have, although that is because they are taking the place of a traditional architectural model. For example, Office 365 supports collaboration on documents such as Excel files and Word documents, but because Nasuni is a traditional file server, in that sense, it can't make use of that functionality.""When we first set up our bandwidth limiting, we had a few problems when it came to managing it. This is something that could be made easier; however, we were able to make the changes that we needed to for our environment.""Nasuni recently implemented a health system for filers. However, it needs better visibility because it lacks data and an explanation, or reasoning as to why a particular filer may be unhealthy.""The user-friendliness of its access needs improvement. When I log into the console, I see all the files that we handle globally. There are hundreds of Nasuni files that I can see on the console, but no way that I can filter them down. While this is a small thing, I need to scroll down and select the ones that I want. "Control F" doesn't work nor is there a dropdown menu that I can click on and select the ones that I want.""One area that we've recently spoken to Nasuni about is single sign-on. Another is integrating Nasuni with Azure Active Directory. In our particular case, that would allow for third-party consultants to access our Azure Active Directory environment as opposed to coming to our on-premises environment."

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"It would be nice if the solution was more complete. Many customers are looking for a single solution or silo that they can manage everything from. It would be nice, instead of having different products, if everything a client needed was in one solution."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"It is around $850 per terabyte per year. Any additional costs that you would incur are for the local caching devices that you'll need to access Nasuni. You kind of provide your own virtual machines or compute to access the data. You also pay for the object storage. So, there are three parts to it. There is the Nasuni license per terabyte. You would also pay for the actual object storage in the cloud, and then you would pay for virtual machines to access the storage.""The pricing is on par with everybody else, and fair.""The cost is based on the capacity, which is approximately $100 USD per terabyte.""It has a license fee as well as hardware costs, which we would incur if we want to use Nasuni Cloud Storage Gateway for upgrades.""I would not say it is economically priced, but it is affordable. If you can afford to pay for it, it is worth the money, but it is definitely not overpriced. It is priced about where it needs to be in the market. We were satisfied with the way they did their licensing and how they handled it. I believe they actually license by data size. It is based on how much data is being held on the machine and replicated, and that's completely understandable. So, for us, their pricing was as expected and affordable.""Our agreement is set up such that we pay annually per terabyte, and we buy a chunk of it at a time. Then if we run out of space, we go back to them and buy another chunk.""The cost of licensing is negotiated and billed annually per terabyte."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The global file locking feature is valuable. The ability to quickly deploy new sites is also valuable.
Top Answer: It is around $850 per terabyte per year. Any additional costs that you would incur are for the local caching devices that you'll need to access Nasuni. You kind of provide your own virtual machines or… more »
Top Answer: Room for improvement would be the speed of replication of new files. I would also like to see cloud mirroring.
Top Answer:  It gives you an option to back up to the cloud or back up to on-premise, or to backup to cloud storage.
Top Answer: The pricing is more or less the same as what we'd get from Veeam on Office 365, so it's fine.
Top Answer: There are still a few things on SharePoint that they need to correct in terms of how they backup and restore. That's something that we had a challenge with; however, I know that they've been… more »
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Overview

Nasuni combines storage, backup and disaster recovery into a single solution. No additional backup software is necessary. With multiple copies of every snapshot stored in the cloud across multiple geographies, in locations of the company’s choosing, the enterprise is fully protected in case of a disaster. A full restore is as simple as starting up a virtual machine.

NetApp Cloud Backup (formerly AltaVault) cloud-integrated storage provides secure, fast back up data to any cloud at up to 90% lower cost compared with on-premises solutions. Cloud Backup gives you the power to tap into cloud economics while preserving investments in your existing backup infrastructure and lets you meet your backup and recovery service levels.

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Sample Customers
Environmental Systems Design Inc., Imagination, Lewis Group of Companies, Saint Michaels College, TBG Partners, Sedgwick LLP, Barry Isett & Associates, Perkins+Will
Blach Construction, NASA, Riggs, Counselman, Michaels & Downes, Seminole County Public Schools and Spot Trading
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Construction Company47%
Marketing Services Firm20%
Engineering Company7%
Financial Services Firm7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider13%
Media Company8%
Manufacturing Company7%
REVIEWERS
Media Company33%
Energy/Utilities Company22%
Healthcare Company22%
Individual & Family Service11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider14%
Manufacturing Company13%
Government7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise44%
Large Enterprise44%
REVIEWERS
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise70%

Nasuni is ranked 1st in Cloud Storage Gateways with 14 reviews while NetApp AltaVault is ranked 2nd in Cloud Storage Gateways with 1 review. Nasuni is rated 9.0, while NetApp AltaVault is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Nasuni writes "Secure, reliable, good performance, helpful alerting, and responsive support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp AltaVault writes "Easy to use, easy to install, and simple to retrieve backups". Nasuni is most compared with Panzura, AWS Storage Gateway, Qumulo, Cohesity SpanFS and Egnyte Connect, whereas NetApp AltaVault is most compared with Veeam Backup for Office 365, Commvault, AWS Storage Gateway, Veritas NetBackup and Rubrik.

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