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Score 9.4 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

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

Panzura

Panzura works well for companies that have a high amount of data with cross site collaboration being done. The caching ensures you don't need huge investments of storage at each site and the cloud storage ensures high availability over what can be done locally. Also helps eliminate duplicate data across sites and/or small variations in the same data.
Ryan Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

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

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

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

Cloud Storage Platform

Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.3
Panzura
Performance
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Panzura
Reliability
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0
Panzura
Storage Reports
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0
Panzura

Pros

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

Panzura

  • Real time file locking
  • Backup and recovery
  • Easy access to all your files
Andy Knauf | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Nasuni Cloud Storage

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

Panzura

  • I would like to see more connectors. Tie in to traditional block storage or NAS. Additional cloud connectors to products like Hitachi Content Platform.
  • I would like to see a collaborative product created between Panzura and Riverbed. I envision an almost perfect small footprint ROBO solution where Riverbed provides the compute+WAN optimization and Panzura provides the storage/risiliancy components. Combine the boxes into a single 4U solution and you have a near perfect product for remote offices.
Rob Clendenin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

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

Panzura

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

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

Panzura

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Nasuni Cloud Storage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Panzura

Panzura 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Hands down support is the best part of Panzura. Their techs are always helpful, always knowledgeable, and consistently solve complex problems quickly. You can definitely tell they hire their support folks from the top tier of other companies and they go above and beyond what I have come to expect in terms of support compared to other companies.
Ryan Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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

Panzura

There are several other devices but Panzura is best of class.
Andy Knauf | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

Panzura

  • Exceptional positive impact on availability - as users move so do their files.
  • Panzura+DFS allowed for simple chargeback models to be implemented.
Rob Clendenin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Nasuni Cloud Storage

General

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

Panzura

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Panzura
9.0

Usability

Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0
Panzura

Performance

Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.0
Panzura

Support Rating

Nasuni Cloud Storage
Panzura
10.0

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