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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 9.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

IBM Cloud Object Storage

Scenarios where IBM Cloud Object Storage is well suited:
* Building enterprise-grade data solutions with large teams
* Where an all-in-one platform is needed to solve complex problems that require an ecosystem of tools to work together
* Where IBM services already exist in the business
* Projects where scalability, security and technology integration are key drivers
Scenarios where IBM Cloud Object Storage is not well suited:
* Small teams with small budgets may be better off using open source tools
* Solving niche industry problems that require niche solutions
Ausrine S. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

Well suited if you have a lot of data that doesn't need to be stored and read right away. I think even if you don't have much data, you can still use it for it's intended purpose to great effect, but think of it as the more data you have, the even better it will work.I don't think it would be particularly useful if you already have a slick file restore system in place and you don't need to store your data elsewhere with redundancy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.5
Nasuni Cloud Storage
Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.6
Nasuni Cloud Storage
Dynamic scaling
IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.7
Nasuni Cloud Storage
Elastic load balancing
IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.5
Nasuni Cloud Storage
Monitoring tools
IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.1
Nasuni Cloud Storage
Security controls
IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.6
Nasuni Cloud Storage

File Sharing & Management

IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.4
Versioning
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Video files
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Audio files
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Document collaboration
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.0
Access control
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
File search
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Device sync
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.0

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.3
User and role management
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
File organization
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
6.0
Device management
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0

Cloud Storage Platform

IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.3
Performance
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Reliability
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0
Storage Reports
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0

Pros

IBM Cloud Object Storage

  • IBM Cloud Object Storage is fast, secure, reliable and provides quick support when required.
  • Step by step documentation is easy to understand and implement for new users across the organization.
  • It is highly customizable and available based on the need of the use-case.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

  • The management console is extremely simple and easy to navigate, making common tasks easy to do.
  • Our storage appliance is configured to snapshot data several times an hour, making the risk of data loss very low.
  • Data restores are very intuitive, and take seconds to initiate regardless of whether it is one file or 300GB of data. We have successfully restored many Gigs of data in minutes.
Shawn Umansky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

IBM Cloud Object Storage

  • While this platform has been around, it does take some getting used. The interface could be refined. My Firefox Browser automatically closed when selecting some options and creating new objects as an example.
  • The tutorials are a bit outdated in comparison to the screens shown. We understand the system is constantly improving. The tutorials should reflect the changes in the interface.
  • There are many pre-trained models. However, it is not clear as to how those models were trained, what bias may exist in the training data, and how a user could improve those models unless we simply have to build our own.
Dana Rafiee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

  • Better analytics when issues arise.
  • Better onboarding documentation.
  • Real-time monitoring.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

IBM Cloud Object Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage 5.8
Based on 2 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

Nasuni Cloud Storage

Nasuni Cloud Storage 9.0
Based on 1 answer
As I mentioned, the user interface is amazing and straight forward. It's very easy to learn how to configure and restore files. I would like a bit more reporting, especially in terms of live reporting and monitoring. The support is great when you have a question on how to do something, which helps with usability.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

IBM Cloud Object Storage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Nasuni Cloud Storage

Nasuni Cloud Storage 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Again, it may have a little to do with the size and speed of your own environment, but we've been nothing but pleased with the speed of access of the files - even pulling old files from the cloud storage. Recovery of huge and many data files is a bit slow if you don't have the specs of the filer up to snuff.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

IBM Cloud Object Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage 8.7
Based on 6 answers
I have been working in IT sector for more than 15 years. I have worked with various vendors. IBM's sales team, support team have been really helpful. After we start to use their product, their UX design team also contacted us to get feedback from us. They are really interested about our experience.
Christopher J Evans | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

IBM Cloud Object Storage

IBM Cloud Object Storage 8.5
Based on 2 answers
IBM's professional service for migrating data and implementing new cloud environment was perfect. They started to help us before we begin to bring together all data such as how can it could be best to transfer all data without problems. During the migration they watched all the process closely to prevent any failure. Lastly, after the migration, they gave us trainings on implementation.
Christopher J Evans | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

IBM Cloud Object Storage

I have evaluated Amazon S3 and Google's Cloud Platform.IBM Cloud Platform is well documented and very integrated with its other range of cloud services.It's quite difficult to differentiate between them all. IBM Cloud Storage is not a service I would have considered on its own merit, but with the power of Watson, which was an absolute pleasure to work with, alongside the cloud server options, I think the IBM cloud ecosystem provides something for everyone.
Keldon Alleyne | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

The technical support and escalation path for Nasuni is much more reliable and efficient. No getting transferred to various teams. Often times, the person who answers your call is able to resolve your issue. If they cannot, they get the case assigned to the appropriate engineer right away. Time to close has always been very good.
Shawn Umansky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

IBM Cloud Object Storage

  • Prior to cloud storage, we used on-premises storage devices to store and backup, and sometimes it was a headache to scale up or down the storage according to our needs. With the introduction of Cloud Object Storage, we don't have to worry about scaling.
  • The uptime is also improved a lot after the introduction of Cloud Object Storage in our organization
  • Obviously, it's a very cost-effective way to store and archive data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

  • Dramatically reduced time spent managing our storage platform. Quotas and reporting tools take all the guesswork out of data growth. Updates are easy to deploy. Time freed up can be used for more user-facing activities that we consider more valuable to the organization.
  • The overall stability of the platform has been very good. We have been running on the same hardware for the past four years without any performance issues.
Shawn Umansky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Nasuni Cloud Storage

Pricing Details

IBM Cloud Object Storage

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

IBM Cloud Object Storage Editions & Modules

Edition
Lite PlanFree1
Standard PlanThere is no minimum fee, pay only for what you use2
  1. Up to 25 GB/mo. For all terms go to https://www.ibm.com/cloud/object-storage
  2. For pricing and all terms go to https://www.ibm.com/cloud/object-storage
Additional Pricing Details
The Lite and Standard service plans for Cloud Object Storage include resiliency options, flexible data classes and built-in security. Pricing is based on your choice of location, storage class and resiliency choice.

Nasuni Cloud Storage

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Nasuni Cloud Storage Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.6
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0

Usability

IBM Cloud Object Storage
5.8
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0

Performance

IBM Cloud Object Storage
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.0

Support Rating

IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.7
Nasuni Cloud Storage

Implementation Rating

IBM Cloud Object Storage
8.5
Nasuni Cloud Storage

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