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Pros
"The solution gives us the ability to move large amounts of data to the cloud and it gives us on-premises connectivity. Additionally, the storage can be shared from the cloud to on-premise.""AWS Storage Gateway is used when there's a high requirement for storage and the company has their goal to move to the cloud and they are not comfortable having it in the data centers. They want the data to move to the cloud. We propose storage services that give them flexibility. They don't have to manage their data centers by themselves because it is being managed by Amazon or Microsoft. They do not have to worry about security and vulnerability issues. That is a strategy that companies can find value in and choose a cloud service.""We like the flexibility and easy-to-use storage. I'm happy about the response time."

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"It's so easy to work with.""The most valuable feature is the portability of large archived data. You're able to put things on large on-prem, low-cost storage and then augment that with even lower cost storage in the cloud."

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Cons
"AWS Storage Gateway could improve by having different kinds of storage. For example, allowing all kinds of data, whether it's images or structure, not structure data. This would be great.""It would be better for us if they improved their integration capability.""The security could improve in the solution."

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"It's a good product, but it's becoming outdated and moving to their other primary architecture.""The solution needs faster indexing."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "There is a monthly subscription for the use of this solution."
  • "We pay a monthly license."
  • "AWS Storage Gateway is reasonably priced. The price depends on how much you need. The whole synopse model comes into the picture for the cloud where it depends on how many instances per VM and the price will increase. It's a reasonable price because with all the competition around the price has to be competitive. It's not very costly."
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  • "You could compare it to a Dell EMC or ECS, and I think it's probably a little less costly than that. Within the marketplace, it's a medium cost."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature is that it requires less utilization of space, compared to storing directly to the database of the system. It offers a unique way of doing things.
    Top Answer:We use it to store data for all of our systems for our finance operations.
    Top Answer:From my perspective, it's better than the traditional way of having a physical server. It is much better than our previous solution. I know there are a lot of similar products like this but as it's in… more »
    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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    3rd
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    Overview

    AWS Storage Gateway is a hybrid storage service that enables your on-premises applications to seamlessly use AWS cloud storage. You can use the service for backup and archiving, disaster recovery, cloud bursting, storage tiering, and migration. Your applications connect to the service through a gateway appliance using standard storage protocols, such as NFS and iSCSI. The gateway connects to AWS storage services, such as Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, and Amazon EBS, providing storage for files, volumes, and virtual tapes in AWS. The service includes a highly-optimized data transfer mechanism, with bandwidth management, automated network resilience, and efficient data transfer, along with a local cache for low-latency on-premises access to your most active data.

    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
    King, NEWLOG Consulting, Southern Oregon University, Religare Enterprises Limited, TGIX CloudCover, Moderna Therapeutics, JustGiving, VeriStor
    Blach Construction, NASA, Riggs, Counselman, Michaels & Downes, Seminole County Public Schools and Spot Trading
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company19%
    Media Company17%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Manufacturing Company8%
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    Media Company27%
    Energy/Utilities Company18%
    Healthcare Company18%
    Computer Software Company18%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Manufacturing Company14%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Government7%
    Company Size
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    Small Business43%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise29%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business10%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise78%
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    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise58%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise67%
    Buyer's Guide
    AWS Storage Gateway vs. NetApp AltaVault
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about AWS Storage Gateway vs. NetApp AltaVault and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
    610,336 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    AWS Storage Gateway is ranked 3rd in Cloud Storage Gateways with 3 reviews while NetApp AltaVault is ranked 2nd in Cloud Storage Gateways with 2 reviews. AWS Storage Gateway is rated 8.4, while NetApp AltaVault is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of AWS Storage Gateway writes "Beneficial flexibility, secure, and little maintenance". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp AltaVault writes "Fair pricing with good GUI and a straightforward setup". AWS Storage Gateway is most compared with Nasuni, StorSimple, Panzura and Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere Edge, whereas NetApp AltaVault is most compared with Commvault Complete Data Protection, Nasuni, Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas NetBackup and Rubrik. See our AWS Storage Gateway vs. NetApp AltaVault report.

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