"I like the price. If you compare Glacier to others, the prices in terms of what you store beyond retention are much lower."
"We like that the price is cheaper."
"The ELT versus ETL extract, transform and load versus extract, load, and then transform, the ELT method is what really sells SoftLayer."
"The stability is the solution's most valuable aspect for our organization."
"I would like to see the retrieval time reduced."
"The response times could be faster. When you are with Amazon and use Glacier, you expect a response time between four to seven hours to retrieve the data."
"The interface is hard to use for us. It should be simplified."
"For us, the versioning was an issue."
Amazon Glacier is a secure, durable, and extremely low-cost cloud storage service for data archiving and long-term backup. Customers can reliably store large or small amounts of data for as little as $0.007 per gigabyte per month, a significant savings compared to on-premises solutions. To keep costs low, Amazon Glacier is optimized for infrequently accessed data where a retrieval time of several hours is suitable.
SoftLayer provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. Our customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.
Products and services include bare metal and virtual servers, networking, turnkey big data solutions, private cloud solutions, and more. Our unique advantages include the industry's first Network-Within-a-Network topology for true out-of-band access, and an easy-to-use customer portal and robust API for full remote-access of all product and service management options.
Amazon S3 Glacier is ranked 10th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 2 reviews while IBM SoftLayer is ranked 16th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 2 reviews. Amazon S3 Glacier is rated 8.6, while IBM SoftLayer is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Amazon S3 Glacier writes "A cost-effective cloud storage service with good support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM SoftLayer writes "Stable with excellent speed and agility". Amazon S3 Glacier is most compared with Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, Wasabi, Microsoft Azure Block Storage and Nutanix Volumes, whereas IBM SoftLayer is most compared with Amazon AWS, Google Firebase, DigitalOcean and Google Cloud Storage. See our Amazon S3 Glacier vs. IBM SoftLayer report.
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