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  • "NetApp is not known for being the cheapest storage option on the market. Almost all of the other storage options we looked at were less expensive than StorageGRID. The price is one thing to criticize, which is what we hear internally and from customers as well. They find the cost of the terabytes in this class of storage a little bit higher than expected."
  • "With respect to pricing, it is okay. This product is mid-range."
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    Top Answer:Marketing is a very weak area of NetApp in Pakistan. They are not investing in the Pakistan market. Improvements need to be made in the customer support area.
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    Also Known As
    Storage GRID
    Scality RING, RING8
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    Overview

    Store and manage unstructured data at scale using NetApp StorageGRID for secure, durable object storage. Place content in the right location, at the right time, and on the right storage tier, optimizing workflows and reducing overall costs for globally distributed rich media. 

    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
    ASE, DARZ GmbH
    Comcast, TimeWarner Cable, EuroSport, Orange, Deluxe, DailtMotion, SFR, RTL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Telstra
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Manufacturing Company16%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Government10%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company29%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Company Size
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    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise64%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise74%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise64%
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    NetApp StorageGRID is ranked 8th in File and Object Storage with 3 reviews while Scality RING8 is ranked 18th in File and Object Storage. NetApp StorageGRID is rated 9.0, while Scality RING8 is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of NetApp StorageGRID writes "Very satisfied with the backup performance". On the other hand, NetApp StorageGRID is most compared with Dell ECS, MinIO, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Cloudian HyperStore and IBM Cloud Object Storage, whereas Scality RING8 is most compared with MinIO, Dell ECS, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Qumulo and Pure Storage FlashBlade.

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