"When it comes to valuable features, ease of use would be number one."
"The solution can scale to fit any requirement."
"It was quick to synchronize back from Azure to the on-premise server."
"Integration with the entire Azure platform."
"The interface is very good."
"The initial setup is fairly easy."
"General user familiarity with Office 365 products make adopting this solution easy to adopt in production."
"I think performance can be improved."
"Microsoft Azure File Storage is not that scalable. Once you reach the boundaries, you need to migrate to another solution."
"Lacks integration with other platforms."
"The initial setup is complex. Unless you have done it a few times it, it is going to be hard."
"The storage account key could be a security issue."
"The pricing could be improved. They need to make the costs more transparent so users know what they will be charged and why ahead of time."
"The solution should support all the legacy storage systems."
Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) provides persistent block level storage volumes for use with Amazon EC2 instances in the AWS Cloud. Each Amazon EBS volume is automatically replicated within its Availability Zone to protect you from component failure, offering high availability and durability. Amazon EBS volumes offer the consistent and low-latency performance needed to run your workloads. With Amazon EBS, you can scale your usage up or down within minutes – all while paying a low price for only what you provision.
Fully managed file shares that use the standard SMB 3.0 protocol
Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store) is ranked 13th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 1 review while Microsoft Azure File Storage is ranked 2nd in Public Cloud Storage Services with 6 reviews. Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store) is rated 8.0, while Microsoft Azure File Storage is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store) writes "Robust block-storage service that's easy to use and accessible from anywhere". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure File Storage writes "A cloud file storage solution that plays well with familiar products but is difficult to configure and build-out". Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store) is most compared with Microsoft Azure Block Storage, Amazon S3 Glacier, Amazon EFS (Elastic File System) and Oracle Cloud Object Storage, whereas Microsoft Azure File Storage is most compared with Amazon EFS (Elastic File System), Azure NetApp Files, Amazon S3 Glacier, Amazon S3 and Rackspace Cloud Files.
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