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September 2022
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Technical Operations Manager at Mphasis
Real User
A stable and widely accepted solution

What is our primary use case?

We use the hybrid version of Microsoft Azure Block Storage. We have a client based in the UK who utilizes the hybrid cloud. We also have a couple of archiving solutions there, as well as NetApp on TapCloud. 

The NFS solution goes into that, deployment is purely on the Azure cloud. The production areas and archiving solutions are mostly done on-premises, while testing and application development in some areas is purely cloud-based.

Block storage is used for the data that is configured for our servers. We have it for auditing purposes and as a compliance method.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Microsoft Azure Block Storage is a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

As for scalability, we use other archiving solutions, NetApp on TapCloud, for example, because there are some limitations with capacity unless you extend the terabytes of data.

How are customer service and support?

It has been a couple of years since I contacted support. However, at that time, it was difficult to get someone on the call even though it was an issue of high severity.

How would you rate customer service and support?

Positive

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup for the production areas was on-premises, which is very simple.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Azure Block Storage is higher priced than its competitors. It is costly. The pricing is difficult to calculate as there are different tiers to select from. 

What other advice do I have?

Microsoft Azure Block Storage is widely accepted. People are choosing the enterprise solution. I would rate the solution an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud
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IT Solutions Architect at Canvia
Real User
Top 5
Easy-to-implement , scalable and stable solution

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for file migration services to Azure. 

How has it helped my organization?

The solution manages our file storage. It is a server and different users access it when they need files. 

What is most valuable?

In general, it is a good service for file storage and maintaining your files in order. 

What needs improvement?

They can improve the ability to assign permissions to different groups or users. 

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using this solution for a long time. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is a scalable solution. 

How was the initial setup?

The setup was easy. When implementing, it is important to pay attention to the volume of data and different requirements for the synchronization of data.

What other advice do I have?

I rate this product a nine out of ten. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Other
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Buyer's Guide
Public Cloud Storage Services
September 2022
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