SoftNAS Cloud Standard - High-Performance Cloud NAS (PV/20TB)

30 Day Free Trial Available - SoftNAS Cloud for AWS is the leading cloud NAS on the AWS Marketplace. It extends native AWS storage (EBS, S3) to create an enterprise-class, full-featured cloud NAS filer. Safely migrate mission-critical applications to the AWS cloud without a physical storage appliance in minutes without specialized training. High-Availability is included at no extra cost for AWS users who deploy the two requisite instances. Key Features: Standard Edition up to 20 Terabytes (TB), NFS, CIFS and iSCSI support, 99.999% reliability with cross-zone High-Availability for private VPCs (SNAP HA™), cross-region block replication (SnapReplicate™), consistent storage pool backup/restore through EBS snapshots, Active Directory integration, compression, deduplication, thin-provisioning, easy set-up and configuration wizards, intuitive admin interface (StorageCenter™). 99.999% storage uptime, or it's free--learn more: http://bit.ly/1By57e5


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Latest Version

SoftNAS Cloud 3.4.7 (Other available versions)


Operating System

Linux/Unix, CentOS 6.5


Delivery Method

64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI) (Read more)



AWS Services Required

Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS


Highlights

  • Enterprise grade, full-featured cloud-based NAS
  • Intuitive StorageCenter web-based admin UI
  • Built-in HA License, Cross-zone Replication, RAID for EBS, RAM Caching, 20 TB usable EBS, SSD, S3

Product Description

SoftNAS Cloud for AWS is the leading cloud NAS on the AWS Marketplace. It extends native AWS storage (EBS, S3) to create an enterprise-class, full-featured cloud NAS filer. Safely migrate mission-critical applications to the AWS cloud without a physical storage appliance in minutes without specialized training. High-Availability is included at no extra cost for AWS users who deploy the two requisite instances. Key Features: Standard Edition up to 20 Terabytes (TB), NFS, CIFS and iSCSI support, 99.999% reliability with cross-zone High-Availability for private VPCs (SNAP HA™), cross-region block replication (SnapReplicate™), consistent storage pool backup/restore through EBS snapshots, Active Directory integration, compression, deduplication, thin-provisioning, easy set-up and configuration wizards, intuitive admin interface (StorageCenter™). 99.999% storage uptime, or it's free--learn more: http://bit.ly/1By57e5

Product Details

  • Version: SoftNAS Cloud 3.4.7
  • Available on AWS Marketplace Since: 11/25/2014

Annual Subscription Details

Annual software subscription requires one time up front payment with no ongoing charges, and covers all software fees for the selected instance type. Hourly AWS infrastructure usage fees still apply. Learn more about annual subscriptions

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Usage Instructions

Accessing the SoftNAS StorageCenter(tm) instance from EC2 on your browser is very easy. Simply follow the steps given below. 1. Launch the instance and once it is running copy the public dns and instance ID (starts with an 'i-')2. Paste the DNS into browswer window. An authenication Required dialog will be displayed. The web browser may warn you that the web address is not secure. Simply accept this warning and proceed with the site.3. Enter the username 'softnas' and password as the instance ID starting with 'i-.' Click OK. The initial License Agreement page will be displayed. 4. Read the SoftNAS license agreement and click I Agree button to accept the same. The Welcome and Release Notes of SoftNAS Storage Center will be displayed. From here, you can access all the features and functions of SoftNAS Storage Center. - See link for video: https://www.softnas.com/wp/support/tutorial-how-to-videos/tutorial-amazon-ec2/

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Support Details

SoftNAS Cloud Standard - High-Performance Cloud NAS (PV/20TB)

Support comes in Bronze, Silver or Gold levels. Register in the StorageCenter UI to upgrade to Silver at no extra cost. Free Trials (first 30 days, all instances) are eligible for all support levels. Free Tiers (perpetual free micro instances) are limited to Bronze. Details: http://bit.ly/1CSyECD

Phone: 1-888-801-7524, Option 4;
Email: support@softnas.com;
Knowledge Base: http://bit.ly/1fhX0ea

AWS Infrastructure

AWS Support is a one-on-one, fast-response support channel that is staffed 24x7x365 with experienced and technical support engineers. The service helps customers of all sizes and technical abilities to successfully utilize the products and features provided by Amazon Web Services. Learn more

Refund Policy

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Annual Subscriptions:

Annual subscription cancellations or downgrades are not supported. If you need help with or want to upgrade your subscriptions, please click here

End User License Agreement

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Pricing Details

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Free Trial

Try one instance of this product for 30 days. There will be no hourly software charges for that instance, but AWS infrastructure charges still apply. Free Trials will automatically convert to a paid hourly subscription upon expiration. Note that Free Trials are only applicable for hourly subscriptions, but you can opt to purchase an annual subscription at any time.

Free Tier Eligible

EC2 charges for Micro instances are free for up to 750 hours a month if you qualify for the AWS Free Tier. See details.

Hourly Fees

Total hourly fees will vary by instance type and EC2 region.

Software Pricing:

Software annual pricing savings over hourly: 20%

EC2 Instance Type Software EC2 Total
t1.micro $0.00/hr $0.02/hr $0.02/hr
m1.small $0.18/hr $0.044/hr $0.224/hr
m1.medium $0.36/hr $0.087/hr $0.447/hr
m1.large $0.72/hr $0.175/hr $0.895/hr
m1.xlarge $1.44/hr $0.35/hr $1.79/hr
m2.xlarge $1.25/hr $0.245/hr $1.495/hr
m2.2xlarge $2.46/hr $0.49/hr $2.95/hr
m2.4xlarge $3.60/hr $0.98/hr $4.58/hr
m3.medium $0.36/hr $0.067/hr $0.427/hr
m3.large $0.72/hr $0.133/hr $0.853/hr
m3.xlarge $1.35/hr $0.266/hr $1.616/hr
m3.2xlarge $2.70/hr $0.532/hr $3.232/hr
c1.medium $0.42/hr $0.13/hr $0.55/hr
c1.xlarge $1.74/hr $0.52/hr $2.26/hr
hi1.4xlarge $3.10/hr $3.10/hr $6.20/hr
hs1.8xlarge $4.60/hr $4.60/hr $9.20/hr
c3.large $0.45/hr $0.105/hr $0.555/hr
c3.xlarge $0.90/hr $0.21/hr $1.11/hr
c3.2xlarge $1.80/hr $0.42/hr $2.22/hr
c3.4xlarge $2.40/hr $0.84/hr $3.24/hr
c3.8xlarge $3.60/hr $1.68/hr $5.28/hr

EBS General Purpose (SSD) volumes

  • $0.10 per GB-month of provisioned storage

Assumes On-Demand EC2 pricing

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Data Transfer Fees not included

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