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Score 9.2 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP has been greatly suited for running some lightweight applications our company uses as well as serving as a tertiary target that we mirror off to our Cloud Volumes ONTAP within our Cloud provider. The transfer of data runs very smoothly and consistently which has been tested thoroughly with ingest/egress. I do not believe this product would serve well for our large proprietary applications due to the effort it would take for us to shift workloads to the Cloud at this time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ownCloud

I'd easily recommend ownCloud to small businesses or teams within organizations. I've not used ownCloud in large deployments, so I'd hesitate before suggesting it in a situation where more than 10 users need support. That said, ownCloud is easy to set up and multiple instances could be used to service a large user base.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
8.4
Versioning
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
8.8
Video files
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
7.8
Audio files
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
8.1
Document collaboration
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
7.5
Access control
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
9.4
File search
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
7.6
Device sync
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
9.2

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
8.4
User and role management
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
8.7
File organization
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
8.7
Device management
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
7.8

Cloud Storage Platform

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
8.3
Performance
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
8.1
Reliability
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
8.6
Storage Reports
NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
8.3

Pros

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

  • Integrates into major Cloud vendors.
  • Integrates with NetApp infrastructure.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ownCloud

  • Attention and dedication to making the product a world class product with continual product updates.
  • Ease of use from an administration standpoint, and a very Clear UI.
  • The price -- you can't beat free!
  • Mobile applications are great.
  • Integration with public S3 cloud providers like AWS S3 and Wasabi S3.
  • 2FA authentication is supported and works great!
  • Marketplace Add-Ons: I love this! For example, I can install an add-on that natively opens raw images. I am a photographer as well, and being able to quickly view the CR2 Raw Files direct from the camera is fantastic! This was made possible by a marketplace add-in.
  • Embedded Media Players: Photos, Music, and Video files can be viewed and played right in the browser window.
  • Sync application to keep local files on a computer updated with the files on the server.
  • Access control and permissions -- shareable links!
Jonathan Hanson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

  • See additional integration with other storage vendors.
  • Create single pane of view with integrated ONTAP systems.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ownCloud

  • Inability to easily collaboratively edit the same document by several people. Some advances have been made with Collabora (Libreoffice online) but it is still very sub-par compared to Office365 and desktop/online Office editing Sharepoint or OneDrive documents.
  • Apps for Calendar and Contacts are not part of the basic core, and although now quite supported they cannot still be easily deployed in common email clients such as Outlook or Thunderbird, separate CalDAV and CardDAV plugins need to be installed. Embedding an email solution and plugins for major email clients so they can work just by entering username and password would be good.
  • Risk of moving important folders/files to another location just by random drag-and-drop on Windows. Sometimes this breaks public links that cannot be restored anymore. Reverting such mistake by any of the users is impossible automatically.
  • When some user deletes some data in a shared folder it is put into recycle bin of the owner of the folder. The user who deleted cannot himself/herself revert such action as he/she does not see the recycle bin (trash) of the owner. Also, there is no log in the recycle bin who deleted that file or folder.
Martin Malec | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

No score
No answers yet
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ownCloud

ownCloud 8.9
Based on 4 answers
OwnCloud is easy for me to use, and I believe it would be for others too. The barrier for most people will be the set up. For a technology professional like myself, ownCloud's setup is pretty straightforward, but it's not the sort of thing most casual users will be able to handle. Also, it's on the user to maintain the service. These can be taken care of by paying someone to do it for you.
João Almeida | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ownCloud

ownCloud 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Compared with other cloud services, ownCloud has been the most efficient. It doesn't create a noticeable drain on resources and very quickly syncs across all my devices. I'm usually able to save a file on my laptop and by the time I walk over and sit down at my desktop machine, it's already there. I don't need to wait as often as I have with services like OneDrive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP 10.0
Based on 2 answers
We utilized NetApp remote Professional Services to assist in our deployment and also engaged support since the deployment for assistance regarding some networking concerns. NetApp support was surprisingly quick to reply and very proactive in resolving our concerns much quicker than other support personnel from many of our other vendors we use. No complaints about NetApp support at this time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ownCloud

ownCloud 8.0
Based on 3 answers
Regarding the community edition, there is a reasonably good support on the IRC, forums and in the issue section on Github. Perhaps a much more individual approach would be available if the premium support was chosen and the instance of the server was provided by the Owncloud company that also offers some premium extensions, not available generally. However, we did not need this level of support yet.
Martin Malec | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

Cost was a huge factor and ease of integration and deployment led us to ultimately choose NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP for our tertiary backup design. For our lightweight applications, we chose NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP because we were able to kill two birds with one product and have the deployment efforts and time kept at a minimum which again helps saves cost.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ownCloud

The paid cloud services are expensive if you need a lot of data. You're giving your personal and business information to a data-hungry organization. Local NAS solutions are too slow. We run ownCloud on an older business PC and the performance is outstanding, even for remote access, due to local syncing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

  • Increased savings from on-prem data center costs.
  • Ease of integration into preexisting environment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ownCloud

  • Software is free so if you are going for a hosted solution anyway, it's hard to beat
  • One of the easiest way to make sure your data is secured without compromising on features
  • You need to manage the infrastructure and software
Marc-Olivier Turgeon-Ferland | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP

General

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

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP Editions & Modules

Edition
Bring Your Own License (BYOL)Purchased from NetApp
Explore$0.642
Standard$1.682
Premium$2.712
  1. Hourly
Additional Pricing Details
Visit https://cloud.netapp.com/pricing for the pricing breakdown.

ownCloud

General

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

ownCloud Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
10.0
ownCloud
8.6

Usability

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
8.9

Performance

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
ownCloud
10.0

Support Rating

NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
10.0
ownCloud
8.0

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