Dell EMC Elactic Cloud Storage (ECS) provides a complete software-defined object storage platform designed for today's cloud-scale storage requirements. ECS provides the simplicity and low cost benefits of the public cloud without the risk, compliance, and data sovereignty concerns. ECS benefits include:
Store and manage unstructured data at scale using NetApp StorageGRID for secure, durable object storage. Place content in the right location, at the right time, and on the right storage tier, optimizing workflows and reducing overall costs for globally distributed rich media.
Dell EMC ECS is ranked 5th in File and Object Storage with 8 reviews while NetApp StorageGRID is ranked 9th in File and Object Storage with 1 review. Dell EMC ECS is rated 8.4, while NetApp StorageGRID is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Dell EMC ECS writes "Has load balancing facility, and good for unstructured data and DR". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp StorageGRID writes "Enables direct operations without dependency on third-party or associated tools". Dell EMC ECS is most compared with Amazon AWS, Red Hat Ceph Storage, MinIO, Microsoft Azure and Hitachi Content Platform, whereas NetApp StorageGRID is most compared with MinIO, Red Hat Ceph Storage, Cloudian HyperStore, Scality RING8 and Nutanix Files.
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