SwiftStack Alternatives and Competitors

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Chris Gatch
Real User
Chief Technology Officer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Apr 01 2019

What is most valuable?

* The scalability: The ability to scale the platform to very large capacities, while remaining manageable. * You can do file and object in the same platform using their… more »

How has it helped my organization?

We launched a product. We don't use it internally for our own use. We deliver it as a service to other customers. The impact on our business was that we launched a new… more »

What needs improvement?

* The biggest room for improvement is the maturity of the proxyFS solution. That piece of code is relatively new, so most of our issues have been around the proxyFS. *… more »

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

One of their advantages of being a commercial open source platform is, for the scale that they offer, the pricing is pretty competitive.

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

We switched to SwiftStack due to technical problems with the previous company.

What other advice do I have?

It is a really good object storage. I would be careful about use cases around proxyFS, because it's a less mature, earlier stage component. It is a good platform, as long… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also evaluated Scality and Cohesity. It helped us to decrease our costs for storing and utilizing data. This was based on a comparative basis versus other choices that… more »
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