Cloud Storage Gateway

Cloud Storage Gateway with NAS Protection and File Services – NFS, CIFS/SMB, iSCSI

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Why settle for a limited cloud storage gateway? Use an enterprise-class NAS with SoftNAS Cloud®, combining access to on-premises and public cloud storage with S3-compatible object storage connectivity while layering on rich NFS, CIFS/SMB, and iSCSI file services with advanced NAS features.  

Benefits

Storage Gateway with Enterprise NAS Feature Set

SoftNAS Cloud provides a robust set of enterprise-class NAS data protection, including:

  • High-Availability (HA) with easy set-up
  • Deduplication
  • Compression
  • Thin and thick provisioning
  • Caching
  • Scheduled and manual snapshots
  • Active Directory and LDAP integration
  • Instant writable SnapClones™

Cost-Effective

SoftNAS Cloud is a virtual appliance that runs on any hardware, so you can choose the price-performance level of the underlying storage or extend the lifespan of your legacy file servers without compromising on capabilities.

Flexible

Seamlessly replicate data between VMware vSphere®, Amazon® AWS™, Microsoft® Azure™, and CenturyLink Cloud® so data is never locked into one vendor.

Adjustable As You Grow

SoftNAS allows you to elastically change as your storage requirements change via adjustable virtual hardware configurations. Tune performance levels during the lifecycle to meet your needs. Elastically switch to different storage options such as higher speed SSDs or lower cost hard disk drives. Use what you need and pay for what you use. Upgrade and grow as needs change!


Use Cases

Backup

SoftNAS Cloud easily replicates and backs up your data from your VMware datacenter to the public cloud. Eliminate physical backup tapes required by business compliance. Archive data in inexpensive S3 storage or cold storage for long-term protection.

Disaster Recovery

With easily configured High-Availability and data replication across public, private and hybrid clouds, SoftNAS Cloud fits the Disaster Recovery strategy suited to your cloud storage architecture.       

Data Mirroring to Cloud-Compute Resources

Use SoftNAS Cloud as a storage gateway to mirror your volume data to public cloud (AWS, Azure, CenturyLink Cloud) instances for on-demand compute capacity for additional capacity during peak periods, for new projects, or as a more cost-effective way to run your normal workloads.

Data Replication for Remote Offices / Branch Offices (ROBO)

SoftNAS management capabilities simplify ROBO IT management by providing a centralized place to manage and replicate data across branches. SoftNAS Cloud connects a local ROBO datacenter to a nearly unlimited amount of public cloud storage, so growing data from each branch can scale easily.


Resources

SoftNAS Cloud Storage Gateway (video)

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Solution Brief: Storage Gateway for S3-compatible Storage

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