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StoneFly Smart Cloud Storage Gateway

Move your data to the cloud of your choice: Microsoft Azure cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and any other S3 compatible cloud.

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Simple-to-use Policy based Cloud Storage Gateway Services

Integrate StoneFly cloud storage gateway with your existing IT systems and transfer your data to the cloud of your choice. Our data transfer services are available worldwide. StoneFly cloud storage gateway enables you to choose your cloud and data center.

Users can transfer from Terabytes to Petabytes of data effortlessly and quickly. StoneFly cloud storage gateway is purpose-built to meet your unique data transfer needs and get your data on the cloud quickly and securely.

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How does StoneFly Smart Cloud Storage Gateway work?

StoneFly cloud storage gateway solutions automatically move cold data (least used and old Files) to any S3 Compatible cloud or local archive appliance and move the most active data to high-performance drives, allowing businesses to enjoy exceptional application performance and lower TCO of storage at the same time.

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The Smart cloud storage gateway can be configured as:

  • AWS Storage Gateway
  • Azure Storage Gateway
  • StoneFly Private Cloud Storage Gateway
  • Cloud Storage Gateway to any other S3 Compatible Cloud

You Can Use StoneFly Smart Storage Gateway  Services as

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1U 4-bay Cloud Storage Gateway Appliance

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2U 8-bay Cloud Storage Gateway Appliance

Smart Cloud Storage Gateway Virtual Appliance

Use StoneFly cloud storage gateway to transfer data from on-premises servers and systems to the cloud of your choice based on predefined policies or Transfer your data from one cloud to another cloud.


On-Premises Cloud Storage Gateway Appliance

StoneFly Smart cloud storage gateway on-premises appliance is available for enterprises looking to add Flash Cache™ and on-premises storage to their solution. Equipped with SSD drives or SAS drives, the on-premises Smart cloud storage gateway appliance increases performance and delivers enhanced utilization rates.

StoneFly Smart Cloud Storage Gateway Features

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Secure & Encrypted

StoneFly cloud storage gateway protects important business data using SSL/TLS tunneling and AES 256-bit encryption. This prevents malicious software from gaining access to the data in transit. Businesses can choose to encrypt data before transit as well and then decrypt using secure decryption key on the receiving end.

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Backup & Ransomware Protection

Leverage snapshot technology to create snapshot images that deliver data protection from ransomware and data loss. Go back in time and recover instantly in the event of a ransomware attack, accidental and malicious deletion or similar disaster.
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StoneFly cloud storage gateway can transfer from Terabytes (TBs) to Petabytes (PBs) of data. With StoneFly’s innovative technology, the cloud gateway facilitates data transfers for enterprise-scale workloads without affecting the outbound network.

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With a simple to use interface, users can easily setup data transfers from on-premises to cloud or cloud to cloud. The cloud storage gateway does not require complex setup and deployment procedures. It’s easy to setup and can be deployed within minutes.

StoneFly Cloud Storage Gateway: Data Transfer Use-cases

Moving your Files Or Data Center to the Cloud

On-premises infrastructure requires significant resources to manage it cost-effectively, securely and reliably. With organizations facing exponential data growth, many are turning to cloud technology to scale with them. In order to facilitate this transfer, StoneFly’s cloud storage gateway facilitates faster data transfer from on-premises systems to the cloud. For unstructured and structured data sets, whether small and frequently access or huge and rarely referenced, StoneFly offers simplified data transfer services to Microsoft Azure Hot blob, Microsoft Azure Cool blob, AWS S3, AWS S3-IA, AWS Glacier and more.

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Data Accessibility and Availability

If your business serves an audience around the world, then data accessibility and availability are very important for you. StoneFly cloud storage gateway enables businesses to setup storage, backup and archival in the region and data center of their choice, facilitating frequently accessed data. For content rich use-cases, businesses can choose a data transfer option that optimizes bandwidth consumption and speeds up the transfer rates.

Create Backup Copies in the Cloud

With constant threats like ransomware, power outages, hardware failure etc. targeting business data, it’s important that businesses have reliable data protection strategies setup. With StoneFly cloud storage gateway, businesses can setup the 3-2-1 rule of data protection, creating copies of their backup data in the cloud. This creates an additional layer of recoverability and enables IT administrators to initiate data recovery from anywhere, anytime.

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Archive Data in the Cloud

Due to industry regulations and internal policies, IT environments end up with large volumes of archival data. Reports suggest that archival data makes up a major part of business data and consumes considerable resources. Remove the burden of archival data from your on-premises infrastructure and setup data archiving in the cloud with StoneFly cloud storage gateway. Businesses can leverage storage tiers like AWS Glacier and Azure Archival blob to setup a cost-effective data archiving process.

Storage and Backup in Microsoft Azure Government Cloud

Businesses providing services and products to Government clients have to be compliant to a number of industry regulations. These regulations dictate a strict set of rules about data privacy and confidentiality. It is important that such businesses setup storage and backup in compliant and reliable clouds. With StoneFly cloud storage gateway, businesses can gain access to Microsoft Azure Government cloud.

StoneFly is the only service provider offering storage and backup in Microsoft Azure Government cloud. In order to store and/or backup in Microsoft Azure Government, businesses have to comply to a set of rules defined by Microsoft Azure. To learn more about storage and/or backup in Microsoft Azure Government, contact us.

Industry Compliant Cloud Storage Gateways

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The US Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) provides a standardized approach for assessing, monitoring, and authorizing cloud service providers (CSPs) and make sure cloud products and services protect the Government and Federal data properly. FedRAMP comes with provisions for continuous monitoring and assessment of cloud based solutions mandated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Learn More 
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The HIPAA law establishes requirements for the use, disclosure, and safeguarding of protected health information (PHI). It applies to covered entities—hospitals, health insurers, healthcare companies and their associated cloud services that process PHI on their behalf. The scope of HIPAA was extended with the enactment of the HITECH Act that was created to stimulate the adoption of electronic health records and supporting information technology.

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The Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy provides a set of standards for organizations that access criminal justice information (CJI). The CJIS Security Policy protects CJI data of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, and establishes minimum security requirements and controls to safeguard CJI stored and processed on the cloud based services. Learn More

Our Cloud Storage Gateways are also compliant to

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What Our Customers Say About StoneFly

“DR365 backup and replication appliance is a versatile box, you can configure it as a VMware host running multiple Virtual Machines and as a high-performance NAS. Really easy to manage and extend for more space.”


“StoneFly’s flexible backup grew with us, safeguarding our business and providing an integrated, stable foundation. They helped us to streamline our evolving backup and recovery operations for the most efficient resource utilization possible.”

Ecker Enterprises, Inc.

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