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Storage Service Platform & Storage Enabler Architect at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

S3 and CDMI, restful API for object access, are useful for deploying standard S3 or CDMI-based applications such as cloud backup, email. Erasure coding technologies permit… more »

How has it helped my organization?

We have benefitted from cloud storage adoption.

What needs improvement?

S3 complete compliance which is planned for v6.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This product is interesting if you target a least 10 PB.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Scality is the first cloud storage product we have used.

What other advice do I have?

Take care of S3 compliance and metadata ring architecture.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated SwiftStack, Cleversafe, HDS Content Platform, and Mezeo.

What is Scality RING8?

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.
Also known as
Scality RING, RING8
Scality RING8 customers
Comcast, TimeWarner Cable, EuroSport, Orange, Deluxe, DailtMotion, SFR, RTL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Telstra
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