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Pros
"We like that the price is cheaper.""I like the price. If you compare Glacier to others, the prices in terms of what you store beyond retention are much lower."

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"Basically, I set Wasabi up and forget it. I'll monitor it every once in a while just to make sure that it's working correctly."

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Cons
"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.""I would like to see the retrieval time reduced."

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"I don't have enough experience to understand the nuances of where they might improve."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Amazon S3 Glacier is much cheaper than competing products."
  • "There is no license, you pay for what you use."
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  • "I can only tell you that Wasabi costs about half what Amazon Web Services is charging. Now, the cost per month is a more difficult question. That varies depending on the capacity, the services you're employing, and that type of thing."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: 
    Our organization ran comparison tests to determine whether Amazon's S3 Glacier or Elastic Block Store data storage software was the better fit for us. We decided to go with Amazon's S3 Glacier, which… more »
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    I like the price. If you compare Glacier to others, the prices in terms of what you store beyond retention are much lower.
    Top Answer: 
    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. People will want to keep the content for a… more »
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    Basically, I set Wasabi up and forget it. I'll monitor it every once in a while just to make sure that it's working correctly.
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    I can only tell you that Wasabi costs about half what Amazon Web Services is charging. Now, the cost per month is a more difficult question. That varies depending on the capacity, the services you're… more »
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    I don't have enough experience to understand the nuances of where they might improve. You can sign in to your account and monitor it. Beyond that, I don't know if there are any other bells and… more »
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    Amazon Glacier
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    Overview

    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.

    Wasabi makes saving data simple, affordable, fast and secure. Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage removes the complicated decision of where, how and whether to save your data, and empowers you to transform your business and organization through cost savings and disruptive speed and performance.

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    King Cpunty, Illumina, Backupify, Nearmap.com, Scribd, Baylor College of Medicine, SoundCloud
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    Amazon S3 Glacier is ranked 10th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 2 reviews while Wasabi is ranked 12th in Public Cloud Storage Services with 1 review. Amazon S3 Glacier is rated 8.6, while Wasabi is rated 10.0. 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 Wasabi writes "It's cost-effective and simple". Amazon S3 Glacier is most compared with Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, Microsoft Azure Block Storage, Google Cloud Storage Nearline and Microsoft Azure File Storage, whereas Wasabi is most compared with Microsoft Azure Block Storage, Microsoft Azure File Storage, Amazon S3, Zadara and Microsoft Azure Object Storage.

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