By Drew Robb, January 14,2019
Alibaba is hard to beat for companies with operations in Asia that seek infrastructure that supports agile workloads.
Virtustream Storage Cloud (VSC) is an object storage service based on Dell EMC's storage appliances. It is used primarily for archiving.
Rackspace has a competitive professional and managed service team that can provide a white-glove approach to implementing and managing storage-centric cloud use cases.
Oracle gets high marks for its full menu of cloud storage features. Enterprise buyers will find a robust offering that serves all of their workload needs.
Customers looking for cloud storage are seeking its many advantages: scalability, agility, flexibility, and most of all cost savings.
Azure Cloud Storage is good for archiving, backup, content distribution, application development, cloud-native applications, and big data analytics.
IBM's Cloud Storage is designed for scale with a focus on durability and resiliency. It leverages more than 70 partnerships with enterprise ISVs in content distribution, analytics, data management, archiving, backup and cloud storage gateways.
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has consistently higher availability and markedly better network performance when compared to its main competitors for its multi-regional object storage service.
Amazon Web Services is a leader in cloud storage, and in the cloud market overall. AWS offers a comprehensive tool set that is hard to match. But it is not known for its customer service if you don't have a high dollar account.
To cope with the challenges of cloud storage security, IT managers must address entirely different issues, challenges and cloud security risks.
This very flexible software-defined storage solution offers low TCO and excellent performance.
Red Hat's open source software-defined storage products offer low costs, scalability and integration with OpenStack and RHEL.
Selecting the best cloud storage for business requires balancing factors like compliance, security, management, and of course cost. The SLA is a critical in cloud storage.
Nutanix is most useful for organizations that are setting up private or hybrid cloud environments and are willing to invest in hyperconverged infrastructure.