IT analyst and validation firm ESG evaluated the overall costs of archive storage solutions, comparing the leading public cloud storage options with iTernity’s on-premises platform iCAS FS. The results may surprise IT leaders and challenge commonly accepted assumptions on cloud storage.
The total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis is focused on five categories - cost of storage capacity, maintenance and support, power and cooling, cost of capital and storage administration - for a prototypical organization with a petabyte storage footprint. iTernity iCAS FS combines the features of on-premises and public cloud storage for compliance-driven archival workflows: low cost on-premises storage that scales without limits with a zero-touch support model and built-in compliance capabilities including WORM, retention management and end-to-end encryption. Read the economic value validation to see the full comparison of iCAS FS and the leading public cloud storages.