SoftNAS Cloud - High-Performance Cloud NAS and SAN (PV)

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30 Day Free Trial Available - SoftNAS is the first full-featured cloud NAS for Amazon EC2. It allows the creation of standard mounts including NFS, CIFS and iSCSI through the simple SoftNAS StorageCenter GUI with multiple EBS storage volumes, which can be pooled into RAID backed arrays. SoftNAS is true NAS with features such as cross-zone/cross-region replication, data compression, de-duplication, thin-provisioning, automatic error detection/correction and more. SoftNAS is the only AWS NAS that supports Cross-Zone HA with the industry's first patent pending Elastic HA technology with 99.999% reliability. Cross-Zone HA is ...  Read more


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Latest Version
SoftNAS Cloud 2.1.0

Base Operating System
Linux/Unix, CentOS 6.4

Delivery Method
64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI) (Learn more)

Support

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

Product Description

SoftNAS is the first full-featured cloud NAS for Amazon EC2. It allows the creation of standard mounts including NFS, CIFS and iSCSI through the simple SoftNAS StorageCenter GUI with multiple EBS storage volumes, which can be pooled into RAID backed arrays. SoftNAS is true NAS with features such as cross-zone/cross-region replication, data compression, de-duplication, thin-provisioning, automatic error detection/correction and more. SoftNAS is the only AWS NAS that supports Cross-Zone HA with the industry's first patent pending Elastic HA technology with 99.999% reliability. Cross-Zone HA is included at no extra cost for AWS users who deploy the two requisite instances. SoftNAS 2.1 Updates: -Cross-Zone High Availability (HA): provides HA across Amazon EC2 availability zones -SNAP HA: allows non-stop NAS storage availability and fast, easy HA cluster configuration -Pure AWS: only NAS on AWS that supports all regions, instance types, Amazon S3 and EBS, so data is under the control of the users VPC -CloudFormation Templates: allows rapid deployment for Development and QA DevOps teams through automated storage server deployment -SoftNAS API & CLI: REST API and Command Line interface to automate SoftNAS admin. without the GUI -Caching & Performance Tuning: NFS and CIFS performance and throughput tuning for improved read/write caching -NFSv4 Kerberos & LDAP Support: enables application of multi-user security access rights to files and directories managed by the NAS filer

Product Details

Version: SoftNAS Cloud 2.1.0
Available on AWS Marketplace Since: 08/23/2013
Note: Always ensure your operating system is current for your needs.

Support Details

SoftNAS Cloud - High-Performance Cloud NAS and SAN (PV)
Phone: 888.801.7524
Email: support@softnas.com
Helpdesk: https://www.softnas.com/helpdesk/
Forums: http://www.softnas.com/forums/forum.php

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Refund Policy

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End User License Agreement

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Pricing Details
For region
You can use one instance of this product without paying any software charges for 30 days. AWS infrastructure charges will still apply, unless you use this product on a Micro instance, use less than 750 hours per month and qualify for AWS Free Usage Tier. Free Trials will automatically convert to a paid subscription upon expiration.
Hourly Fees
Total hourly fees will vary by instance type and EC2 region.
EBS Storage Fees 
You are charged once a month for both the space and performance that you reserve. Please visit the EBS page for more details.
Recent Product Reviews

02/06/2014
Easy to use nice product!!

I found SoftNAS via a marketplace search and had little expectation prior to launch. However, after using this produc...
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02/03/2014
Easy to use but disappointing S3 Cloud Drives

We have been looking for an easy-to-use NAS-in-the-cloud option for a while and came across this offering from SoftNA...
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12/26/2013
Easy to use and intuitive, very well documented

Was up and running in no time. Very well documented solution. Didn't get as high performance numbers as expected but ...
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12/18/2013
Very viable NAS in the cloud

Set up was easy but I found that the storage pool was forever reporting back that it was degraded. I also lost the st...
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