We performed a comparison between AWS Storage Gateway and Panzura based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Cloud Storage Gateways solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
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AWS Storage Gateway provides hybrid cloud storage services that give users access to unlimited cloud storage. As a part of the Amazon Web Services, one of the leading on-demand cloud computing platforms, the AWS Storage Gateway allows you to use the AWS storage without the need to rewrite your applications. It does this by providing protocols like iSCSI, NFS, and SMB. It works by caching frequently accessed data on premises and simultaneously storing data on AWS, as well as optimizing data transfer in the cloud. The optimization it provides for AWS is done by sending only changed data and by compressing data.
AWS Storage Gateway provides the option for in-cloud processing by integrating with Amazon S3 and FSx for Windows File Server. It works with AWS Identity and Access Management to secure access management to services and recourse. It is also compatible with data encryption in the cloud by working with AWS Key Management Service, for monitoring with Amazon CloudWatch, and for activity of account logging with AWS CloudTrail. Through AWS Backup, you can manage backup and retention policies for AWS Storage Gateway. Users have access to a maximum supported size of local cache per gateway of up to 64 TiB on a virtual machine.
The use cases for AWS Storage Gateway include the ability to store incoming data from on-premises instruments in Amazon Simple Storage Services, as well as using AWS for data analysis. It provides the opportunity to modernize your interactive file sharing while simplifying management and reducing costs. AWS Storage Gateway is also suitable for backing up data in the cloud, giving users virtually unlimited scale.
The following services allow Amazon Storage Gateway to provide on-premises applications with access to cloud storage:
Due to its value-added features, AWS Storage Gateway has many benefits, which include:
Rohit V., Associate Manager at UnitedHealth Group, says that the best part about AWS Storage Gateway is that it has flexibility, securitye, and little maintenance. His company no longer worries about security and vulnerability issues since they've started using AWS Storage Gateway.
The Chef manager at an insurance company says AWS Storage Gateway is scalable, handles large amounts of data, and has a straightforward installation. His company uses it for migration purposes from their on-premise data.
Bahattin Y., CTO at BE1 consultancy, says that AWS Storage Gateway is a flexible solution with a good response time and easy-to-use storage. His organization uses it for a crypto exchange.
Panzura transforms data storage into the most secure, and easy-to-use cloud data management platform on the planet.
AWS Storage Gateway is ranked 3rd in Cloud Storage Gateways with 4 reviews while Panzura is ranked 6th in Cloud Storage Gateways. AWS Storage Gateway is rated 8.0, while Panzura is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of AWS Storage Gateway writes "Beneficial flexibility, secure, and little maintenance". On the other hand, AWS Storage Gateway is most compared with Nasuni, StorSimple, NetApp AltaVault and Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere Edge, whereas Panzura is most compared with Nasuni, StorSimple, CTERA Cloud Backup and Dell PowerScale (Isilon).
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