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Attribute Ratings

  • AWS Storage Gateway is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.1

AWS Storage Gateway

91%
8 Ratings
9.0

Hitachi Command Suite

90%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

9.0

AWS Storage Gateway

90%
2 Ratings

Hitachi Command Suite

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon AWS

The AWS Storage Gateway is well suited if you want a quick way to off load your backups to the cloud to eliminate the need of a offsite storage location for physical tapes. The ROI is quite good from that perspective since you can utilize Glacier storage for the virtual tapes. The AWS Storage Gateway is not well suited if data sets being backed up is very large. The lack of de-duplication will add time to your backup. It will also increase the egress charges
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Hitachi Vantara

Hitachi Command Suite creates virtualization of data to manage multiple storage systems. It monitors all servers to enhance transparency and of all data volumes stored under our control. It has customizable data storage spaces that we can easil categorize and store files from different entries. There is support 24/7 that can be reached live via online or with a call at any time.
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Pros

Amazon AWS

  • It is good for "forever" solutions for backing up data.
  • It is good for S3 attachments to traditional servers.
  • It is relatively easy to manage, once configured.
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Hitachi Vantara

  • measure
  • analyze
  • visual representation
  • up to date numbers. real-time metrics
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Cons

Amazon AWS

  • Ease of finding useful helpful tips on using AWS
  • Dumbing down of the technical jargon on the site
  • Short sharp to the point step videos - answering some common questions
  • Remembering not everyone is an IT person - could be more user friendly
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Hitachi Vantara

  • non-tech savvy workers will have difficulty with readouts
  • detail heavy by default
  • could allow more personalization for individual users/departments/groups
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Pricing Details

AWS Storage Gateway

Starting Price

$0.01 Per GB

Editions & Modules

AWS Storage Gateway editions and modules pricing
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Data Written$0.011

Footnotes

  1. Per GB

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

Hitachi Command Suite

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Hitachi Command Suite editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Support Rating

    Amazon AWS

    AWS Storage Gateway is supported by the AWS Support team, they provide excellent support and great SLAs for our needs.
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    Hitachi Vantara

    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Amazon AWS

    I find it great to work with AWS Storage Gateway platform due to its flexibility and the nature of its performance in our company. The cost of operating this product has been suitable and fitted our budgeting plans. Data safety is enhanced from end-to-end encryption and in case of any attacks we are notified to take possible actions. It monitors effectively all the storage processes that run across our applications and offers solutions to any bottleneck that affects data storage performance.
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    Hitachi Vantara

    My experience with this platform has been great with positive outcome. Our IT department has gained a lot from data storage and analytics that drives our growth agenda forward. It has been able to reduce storage capital by easily increasing utilization of available storage tools. The maintenance cost is simplified by use of reliable common administrative framework. It helps us to meet storage application requirements.
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    Return on Investment

    Amazon AWS

    • Storage gateway really helps with the migration of our image store with a large volume of data from on-premise servers to S3.
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    Hitachi Vantara

    • increased awareness of company resources
    • awareness of how consumers and employees are using company data
    • 30% increase in worker productivity
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