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Why Zebware’s ZebClient is the smart choice for cloud storage

Cloud storage costs can be a significant concern, often resulting in skyrocketing bills. However, ZebClient offers a groundbreaking solution to this problem.

The ZebClient architecture provides up to a 90% cost reduction compared to an architecture relying on Azure NetApp Files. By storing data in use near compute nodes and leveraging cost-effective cloud storage for your data lake, ZebClient delivers ultra-high-speed data access while significantly reducing costs.

How much can you save with ZebClient?

Start saving money by using ZebClient for your advanced applications. Compare the cost of using ZebClient vs. Azure NetApp Files by entering your desired throughput capacity and data volume. Or compare ZebClient to Amazon FSx by Lustre instead.


750 MB/s

Read/write speed to applications

Data volume

100 GB

Data in cold storage available to applications


Monthly cost (including Azure Blob storage):


Azure NetApp Files

Monthly cost:

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ZebClient performance

Read/write performance to applications: performanceZebClient

Application layer

Total ZebClient cost: applicationCost

Based on customer use of instance type:

appInstances number of appInstance nodes*

CPUs per node*: coresPerNode

*2 nodes and 4 CPUs are converged

ZebClient fee specification 2x$30 + 48x$10

Data storage layer

Total ZebClient cost: dataCostZebClient

Total Azure Blob storage cost: dataCostAzure

Data compression savings: 50%

Blob storage includes 10% overhead for read and write operations.

This price comparison has been made using ZebClient deployment with mixed tiered and converged application nodes.

Azure NetApp Files performance

The Azure NetApp files configuration is based on the lowest possible cost to meet both the performance and data volume requirements

Throughput capacity plan: planNetApp

Provisioned data volume: volumeNetApp

Price per TiB: pricePerTiB

Azure NetApp Files price can be verified at:

Enjoy cost savings, high-performance and efficiency with ZebClient

ZebClient delivers ultra-high performance per core to application nodes, surpassing the basic performance requirements set by Azure NetApp Files. Additionally, ZebClient offers up to 90% savings compared to a comparable Azure NetApp Files solution.

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