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  • "Pricing is comparable to other solutions in the market."
  • "The pricing could be better."
  • "The price of the Hitachi Content Platform is very high."
  • "Overall, it's costly."
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    Top Answer:The Hitachi Content Platform is a stable and reliable solution.
    Top Answer:Hitachi Content Platform is a complicated solution. You need to put several pieces of the hardware together in order to achieve the capacity or the performance needed.
    Top Answer:Hitachi Content Platform is used by the customers for storing application data.
    Top Answer:I think it's the economic factor. This solution has the lowest cost for storage systems.
    Top Answer:If I had to choose a new aspect for the system, it would be the rebalancing. The ease of use during capacity upgrades would be the most important improvement. I don't know if they manage it better… more »
    Top Answer:We used Scality during the capacity extension.
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    Also Known As
    HCP, Hitachi Vantara Content Platform, Hitachi Vantara HCP
    Scality RING, RING8
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    Overview

    Hitachi Content Platform is an object storage solution that enables IT organizations and cloud service providers to store, share, sync, protect, preserve, analyze and retrieve file data from a single system. It is more efficient, easier to use, and capable of handling much more data than traditional file storage solutions. HCP automates day-to-day IT operations like data protection and readily evolves to changes in scale, scope, applications, storage, server and cloud technologies over the life of data. In IT environements where data grows quickly or must live for years, decades or even indefinitely, these capabilities are invaluable.

    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.
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    Sample Customers
    Rabobank, Xinhua News Agency, Kremsm'ller Industrieanlagenbau KG, KSC Commercial Internet, AIS Group, Shanghai Interactive Television Co. Ltd (SiTV), China Telecom, Spin Master
    Comcast, TimeWarner Cable, EuroSport, Orange, Deluxe, DailtMotion, SFR, RTL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Telstra
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Government8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company29%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise44%
    Large Enterprise22%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise60%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise64%
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    Hitachi Content Platform is ranked 7th in File and Object Storage with 6 reviews while Scality RING8 is ranked 18th in File and Object Storage. Hitachi Content Platform is rated 8.0, while Scality RING8 is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Hitachi Content Platform writes "The GUI is intuitive, and it integrates well with our existing solutions". On the other hand, Hitachi Content Platform is most compared with Dell ECS, MinIO, IBM Cloud Object Storage, NetApp StorageGRID and Qumulo, whereas Scality RING8 is most compared with MinIO, Dell ECS, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Qumulo and StorMagic SvSAN.

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