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  • "It is around $850 per terabyte per year. Any additional costs that you would incur are for the local caching devices that you'll need to access Nasuni. You kind of provide your own virtual machines or compute to access the data. You also pay for the object storage. So, there are three parts to it. There is the Nasuni license per terabyte. You would also pay for the actual object storage in the cloud, and then you would pay for virtual machines to access the storage."
  • "The pricing is on par with everybody else, and fair."
  • "The cost is based on the capacity, which is approximately $100 USD per terabyte."
  • "It has a license fee as well as hardware costs, which we would incur if we want to use Nasuni Cloud Storage Gateway for upgrades."
  • "I would not say it is economically priced, but it is affordable. If you can afford to pay for it, it is worth the money, but it is definitely not overpriced. It is priced about where it needs to be in the market. We were satisfied with the way they did their licensing and how they handled it. I believe they actually license by data size. It is based on how much data is being held on the machine and replicated, and that's completely understandable. So, for us, their pricing was as expected and affordable."
  • "Our agreement is set up such that we pay annually per terabyte, and we buy a chunk of it at a time. Then if we run out of space, we go back to them and buy another chunk."
  • "The cost of licensing is negotiated and billed annually per terabyte."
  • "There are annual costs that we pay for maintaining all of the snapshot history in the cloud. That is the primary cost that we pay. We occasionally buy newer Nasuni appliances or deploy them to new offices when the need occurs. That capital equipment expenses is less than the cost of buying new file storage systems. For the most part, you are trading a CapEx cost of storage equipment for an OpEx cost for management of all the snapshot data in the cloud."
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    The global file locking feature is valuable. The ability to quickly deploy new sites is also valuable.
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    It is around $850 per terabyte per year. Any additional costs that you would incur are for the local caching devices that you'll need to access Nasuni. You kind of provide your own virtual machines or… more »
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    Room for improvement would be the speed of replication of new files. I would also like to see cloud mirroring.
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    Nasuni cloud file services is the modern alternative to Windows file servers, NAS, and file backup. Nasuni leverages AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud object storage to offer limitless file shares that can be accessed via standard SMB and NFS protocols from Windows, Linux, and macOS. Shares can be deployed in the cloud or cached on-premises for fast access near where file data is being used. Infinite snapshots, high-speed global file synchronization and file locking, rapid ransomware recovery, and file data analytics are also included in the Nasuni subscription, which costs up to 70% less than legacy file storage and other cloud file storage solutions.

    WekaIO Matrix is the world's fastest shared file system that delivers flash performance at cloud scale and economics. The software runs on any Intel-x86 based server hardware infrastructure on-premises or in the cloud.

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    Environmental Systems Design Inc., Imagination, Lewis Group of Companies, Saint Michael's College, TBG Partners, Sedgwick LLP, Barry Isett & Associates, Perkins+Will
    ZebraMed, Innoviz, TuSimple, Tre Altamira, IEX, iCarbonX, Mellanox, Spookfish, AI Singapore, San Diego Supercomputer Center
    Top Industries
    Construction Company47%
    Marketing Services Firm20%
    Engineering Company7%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Media Company6%
    Comms Service Provider31%
    Computer Software Company28%
    Manufacturing Company7%
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    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise44%
    Large Enterprise44%
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    Nasuni is ranked 1st in File System Software with 16 reviews while WekaFS is ranked 6th in File System Software. Nasuni is rated 9.0, while WekaFS is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Nasuni writes "Secure, reliable, good performance, helpful alerting, and responsive support". On the other hand, Nasuni is most compared with Panzura, Qumulo, Cohesity SpanFS, AWS Storage Gateway and Veeam Backup for Office 365, whereas WekaFS is most compared with Elastifile, Quantum StorNext, Cohesity SpanFS and Oracle ZFS.

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