All applications, including file sharing, have performance requirements that include latency, IOPs, and throughput.
File storage is ideal for many enterprise applications and is also commonly used for a variety of general-purpose file sharing workloads such as home directories, eDiscovery, storage for Linux and Windows virtual machines. Cloud storage can satisfy the scale, availability, and functionality required for your general file sharing needs. The right cloud storage includes the intelligence and automation needed to accelerate innovation with increased operational efficiency.
NetApp® Cloud Volumes is the right storage choice for file sharing in the cloud. Cloud Volumes, built on the leading storage software, NetApp ONTAP, delivers unmatched performance, availability, and protection for Linux and Windows clients. With Cloud Volumes you can effortlessly scale capacity, improve resource utilization, and dramatically increase user productivity. Deploy Cloud Volumes as a fully managed storage service or a user managed storage layer on your choice of cloud infrastructure.