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The primary limitation for the feature won’t come from Panzura’s technology, but from financial constraints enterprises could face when buying storage across clouds or other devices, said Dave Raffo, senior analyst at Evaluator Group.
“The idea is if you get another AWS outage, you’ll have a copy in Azure,” he said. “The downside is you’ll have to pay for both.”
The availability of important files shared through a file system such as CloudFS, like computer-aided design documents or video clips, might still make the investment worthwhile.
“If you have data that you can’t be without for a small amount of time, it’s a good candidate for that,” Raffo said. “The question is how much mission-critical data you’d have on Panzura.”