Shricharan GaneshTechnical Architect at a tech services company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Cloud is cloud. It's still expensive. Any good solution comes with a price tag. That's where we are looking to see how well we can manage our data in the cloud by trying to optimize the costs."
"I know the licensing is a bit on the high-end. That's when we had to downsize our MetroCluster disks and just migrate to disks that were half used. We migrated into those just to reduce maintenance costs."
"Cost is a big factor, because a lot of companies can't afford enterprise grade equipment all the time. They skimp where they can. I would recommend that they improve the cost."
"Our licensing costs are folded into the hardware purchases and I have never differentiated between the two."
"For NetApp it's about $20,000 for a single node and $30,000 for the HA."
"Once we deploy the pay as you go model, we cannot convert this product as a BYOL model. This is a concern that we have."
"They have a very good price which keeps our customers happy."
"They give us a good price for CVO licenses. It is one of the reasons that we went with the product."
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NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP is ranked 1st in Cloud Storage with 26 reviews while SpiderOak is ranked 14th in Cloud Storage. NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP is rated 8.6, while SpiderOak is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP writes "Critical data is snapshotted more frequently making it easier to restore". On the other hand, NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP is most compared with Azure NetApp Files, Red Hat Ceph Storage, VMware vSAN, IBM Spectrum Scale and Portworx Enterprise, whereas SpiderOak is most compared with Tresorit, Dropbox and Box.
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