We performed a comparison between AWS Snowball and Microsoft Azure Data Box based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out what your peers are saying about Palantir, Microsoft, Amazon and others in Data Migration Appliances.
Snowball is a petabyte-scale data transport solution that uses devices designed to be secure to transfer large amounts of data into and out of the AWS Cloud. Using Snowball addresses common challenges with large-scale data transfers including high network costs, long transfer times, and security concerns. Customers today use Snowball to migrate analytics data, genomics data, video libraries, image repositories, backups, and to archive part of data center shutdowns, tape replacement or application migration projects. Transferring data with Snowball is simple, fast, more secure, and can be as little as one-fifth the cost of transferring data via high-speed Internet.
The Azure Data Box service lets you transfer terabytes of data into Azure in a quick, inexpensive, and reliable manner. Microsoft accelerates the secure data transfer by shipping you disks and handling the end-to-end logistics.
Transfer large amounts of data to Azure in 4 easy steps – order, receive, copy data to disks, and return disks to Azure. After the disks are received, data is ingested into Azure and disks are securely wiped.
AWS Snowball is ranked 3rd in Data Migration Appliances while Microsoft Azure Data Box is ranked 2nd in Data Migration Appliances with 3 reviews. AWS Snowball is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Azure Data Box is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure Data Box writes "Solution has a wide range of use cases; very intuitive ". AWS Snowball is most compared with Google Transfer Appliance, Palantir Foundry and IBM Cloud Mass Data Migration, whereas Microsoft Azure Data Box is most compared with Google Transfer Appliance, Palantir Foundry, IBM Cloud Mass Data Migration and AWS Snowball Edge.
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