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The service mimics the promise and technology of similar object storage systems using a file system front end such as Nasuni, Wasabi or Ctera, according to Dave Raffo, analyst at Evaluator Group, but it lacks some of the features that simplify setup and use.
“The difference is, those [vendors] have their own file systems, whereas with this you already need to use another NAS file system or on-premises file system,” Raffo said. “It’s adding caching to a file system, whereas the others are an all-in-one complete file storage program.”