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We performed a comparison between IBM Cloud Object Storage and Scality RING8 based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two File and Object Storage solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed IBM Cloud Object Storage vs. Scality RING8 report (Updated: September 2022).
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  • "Pricing is not cheap."
  • "You have the option of a monthly or yearly license. Most customers choose the monthly option. I understand what you would like to say. IBM also lets you choose among four types of Cloud Object Storage. The difference is usage, performance, etc. Of course, high-performance storage is more expensive, while low-performance storage is for cold data, and it's really cheap."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:IBM has the most number of additional services, this is the main advantage.
    Top Answer:IBM Cloud storage is not cheap, but it could be.
    Top Answer:Perhaps in price and they don't have a large number of additional services.
    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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    Cleversafe
    Scality RING, RING8
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    Overview

    IBM Cloud Object Storage is a web-scale platform that stores unstructured data - from petabyte to exabyte - with reliability, security, availability and disaster recovery without replication.

    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
    Bitly, Dreamstime, Prime Research
    Comcast, TimeWarner Cable, EuroSport, Orange, Deluxe, DailtMotion, SFR, RTL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Telstra
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company21%
    Financial Services Firm20%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Government8%
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    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Company Size
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    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise74%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise64%
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    IBM Cloud Object Storage is ranked 13th in File and Object Storage with 3 reviews while Scality RING8 is ranked 18th in File and Object Storage. IBM Cloud Object Storage is rated 6.6, while Scality RING8 is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Cloud Object Storage writes "It has virtually infinite capacity but doesn't perform as well as hardware solutions". On the other hand, IBM Cloud Object Storage is most compared with Dell ECS, IBM Spectrum Scale, Cloudian HyperStore, Red Hat Ceph Storage and Dell PowerScale (Isilon), whereas Scality RING8 is most compared with Dell ECS, MinIO, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Qumulo and Dell PowerScale (Isilon).

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