FileStore+

High performance, cost-effective storage connected by Sohonet FastLane

Better, Faster, Cheaper

...who said you couldn't have all three?

Cut your storage costs by up to 80%

...and we'll make it really easy for you to switch

We are partnering with RStor to provide FileStore+, a low-cost alternative to Amazon S3 for DR, short-term project parking and archiving. FileStore+ customers will be able to take advantage of RStor’s storage facilities, covering all major media centres, accessed by our FastLane direct connect service. We’re bringing together resilient, secure and high performance storage at the lowest price point in the market, with our uncontended, guaranteed throughput connectivity. 

At its core, FileStore+, powered by Rstor is better, faster and cheaper than the storage offering from major cloud service providers (CSPs).

Better than your current storage provider

  • Geographically dispersed replication 
  • Local regional copies can be  used in local workflow rapidly after initial data load 
  • Direct on-ramps for all major Cloud Service Providers allowing for true “cloud-first” workflows
  • Easy to switch – uses standard Amazon S3 API

Super fast storage and connectivity

  • Extremely high-performance storage
  • Time to first-byte speeds of <1s and write speeds at 3x Amazon S3
  • Lowest average latency for storage across North America and the UK
  • FastLane connectivity for uncontended, private superhighway to the cloud

Lowest cost storage on the market

  • Up to 80% cheaper than Amazon S3
  • No egress fees
  • No API call fees/transaction charges
  • More predictable costs
  • Enterprise users will have their egress fees covered for moving data from their existing CSP

Secure

  • Data encrypted at rest and in transit
  • Stored in Tier 1 data centres
  • Communications protected via SSL (HTTPS)

Resilient

  • 11x9s of data durability
  • Active integrity checking
  • Optional immutability

Supported

Managed service with 24/7 support, maintenance and management by our expert engineers

How can I use Filestore+?

Our recommended use cases

DR for Productions

Fast data loading and regional diversity and replication to make retrieval really fast when you need it.

DR for Post Production

Cost-effective mid-term storage which meets customer security requirements on content handling. And if disaster strikes, get it back fast!

"Cloud-first" Workflows for production

Predictable and low-cost pricing unlocks the potential of storing your camera RAW assets in the cloud first, in a highly-resilient and secure environment.

How much does it cost?

Our packages for FileStore+
GBP £
USD $

Pricing in British Pounds

Basic

  • Best for Production DR
  • 1 Reigional Copy
  • Price – TB / month: £4.61*
  • Minimum Buy: 250 TB
  • Includes FastLane w/ SMN:
    500 Mbps
  • Data Durability: 11x9s
  • BUY NOW

Professional

  • Best for Post Prod. DR
  • 2 Reigional Copies
  • Price – TB / month: £7.09*
  • Minimum Buy: 125 TB
  • Includes FastLane w/ SMN:
    1 Gbps
  • Data Durability: 11x9s
  • BUY NOW

Enterprise

  • For ‘Cloud-first’ Workflows
  • 3 Reigional Copies
  • Price – TB / month: £10.63*
  • Minimum Buy: 75 TB
  • Includes FastLane w/ SMN:
    1 Gbps
  • Data Durability: 11x9s
  • Egress funded from current CSP**
  • BUY NOW
Basic Professional Enterprise
Best for Production DR Post Prod. DR ‘Cloud-first’ Workflows
# of Regional Copies 1 2 3
Price per TB / mo. £4.61* £7.09* £10.63*
Incl FastLane w/ SMN 500 Mbps 1 Gbps 1 Gbps
Minimum Buy 250 TB 125 TB 75 TB
Egress funded from current CSP X X **
Data Durability 11x9s 11x9s 11x9s
BUY NOW BUY NOW BUY NOW

* Based on per month pricing, where a 12 month term is required for funded egress from other cloud providers. The minimum term for all tiers is 2 months (60 days).

** Egress costs to migrate from current CSP will be refunded as a credit against Filestore+ (12 month contract required).

Pricing in US Dollars

Basic

  • Best for Production DR
  • 1 Reigional Copy
  • Price – TB / month: $5.99*
  • Minimum Buy: 250 TB
  • Includes FastLane w/ SMN:
    500 Mbps
  • Data Durability: 11x9s
  • BUY NOW

Professional

  • Best for Post Prod. DR
  • 2 Reigional Copies
  • Price – TB / month: $9.22*
  • Minimum Buy: 125 TB
  • Includes FastLane w/ SMN:
    1 Gbps
  • Data Durability: 11x9s
  • BUY NOW

Enterprise

  • Best for “Cloud-first” Workflows
  • 3 Reigional Copies
  • Price – TB / month: $13.82*
  • Minimum Buy: 75 TB
  • Includes FastLane w/ SMN:
    1 Gbps
  • Data Durability: 11x9s
  • Egress funded from current CSP**
  • BUY NOW
Basic Professional Enterprise
Best for Production DR Post Prod. DR ‘Cloud-first’ Workflows
# of Regional Copies 1 2 3
Price per TB / mo. $5.99* $9.22* $13.82*
Incl FastLane w/ SMN 500 Mbps 1 Gbps 1 Gbps
Minimum Buy 250 TB 125 TB 75 TB
Egress funded from current CSP X X **
Data Durability 11x9s 11x9s 11x9s
BUY NOW BUY NOW BUY NOW

* Based on per month pricing, where a 12 month term is required for funded egress from other cloud providers. The minimum term for all tiers is 2 months (60 days).

** Egress costs to migrate from current CSP will be refunded as a credit against Filestore+ (12 month contract required).

About RStor

RStor was founded with the mission to aggregate and automate compute resources from private data centers, public cloud providers, and trusted supercomputing centers on a next-generation networking fabric. The RStor Multicloud Platform is an entirely new way to Secure, Connect and Orchestrate resources for Enterprise Performance Computing. Headquartered in Saratoga, CA, RStor is led by senior executives from some of the most important brands in cloud computing and enterprise technology. The founding team created Rackable, the hardware provider of choice for leading hyperscale environments, constructed the infrastructure for Facebook, and built a successful data storage company – Optical Archive Inc., acquired by Sony. RStor, is innovating on behalf of customers to deliver efficient, secure and easy to use cloud computing capabilities.

For more information visit RStor.io.

FileStore+ Resources

FileStore+ RStor Infographic

Learn more about what you can do with FileStore+ and our partnership with RStor

FileStore+ RStor Overview Datasheet

Dive deeper into the technical details about FileStore+