V11 Service Pack 10

Cloud Storage - Support

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Cloud Storage enables you to configure and use online storage devices — cloud storage devices — as storage targets. For more information, see Cloud Storage - Overview.

Supported Devices

The following cloud storage devices are supported with the latest Service Pack. If the cloud storage product is not listed in this list, you must verify the compatibility of your cloud storage product with Commvault. For more information see, Verifying Cloud Storage Product Compatibility with Commvault.

Cloud Storage Product Details
Alibaba Cloud Object Storage Service http://intl.aliyun.com/?spm=a3c0i.6010108.66002.1.1WSEoG
Amazon Glacier (Direct) https://aws.amazon.com/glacier/
Amazon S3 http://aws.amazon.com/s3

You can create three types of Amazon storage classes from the CommCell Console:

  • Standard
  • Standard - Infrequent Access
  • Reduced Redundancy Storage

For other regions and corresponding Service host end points, see http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/rande.html#s3_region

Note: Amazon Glacier is also supported through policies configured in Amazon S3 Life Cycle Rule. For more information, see http://aws.amazon.com/glacier/.

See Also: Differences Between Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, and Amazon S3 to Amazon Glacier

AT&T Synaptic Storage https://www.synaptic.att.com/clouduser/services_storage.htm
Caringo CAStor http://www.caringo.com/
China Mobile oNest  
DDN WOS® (DataDirect Networks Web Object Scaler) http://www.ddn.com/products/object-storage-web-object-scaler-wos/
Dell DX Object Storage Platform http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/powervault-dx6012s/pd


EMC Atmos http://www.emc.com/products/detail/software/atmos.htm
EVault LTS2 (Long Term Storage Service) https://evault.com/
Google Cloud Storage https://cloud.google.com/storage/

You can create Google storage buckets from the Google site. The following cloud storage buckets are supported:

  • Multi-Regional
  • Regional
  • Nearline
  • Coldline

Note: Refer to https://cloud.google.com/storage/ for bucket naming convention.

HDS: Hitachi Content Platform http://www.hds.com/products/storage-systems/content-platform/


HGST Active Archive System

HGST ActiveScale™ Systems

Huawei OceanStor 9000 Storage System http://www.huawei.com/en/
Microsoft Azure Storage
Also Azure Cool Blob Storage - Hot and Cool Access tier

Note: Only Standard storage account supported


You can create the following storage classes for Microsoft Azure Storage from the CommCell Console:

  • Use container's default storage class
  • Hot
  • Cool
  • Hot/Archive (Combined Storage Tiers)
  • Cool/Archive (Combined Storage Tiers)
  • Archive
OpenStack® Object Storage http://www.openstack.org/
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage (S3 Compatible)



Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Archive Storage Classic https://cloud.oracle.com/storage
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Object Storage Classic https://cloud.oracle.com/storage
Rackspace Cloud Files http://www.rackspace.com
Telefonica Open Cloud Object Storage https://www.cloud.telefonica.com/en/
Verizon Cloud Storage https://cloud.verizon.com/
VMware vCloud Air Object Storage http://vcloud.vmware.com/service-offering/object-storage

Amazon S3-Supported Vendors

The Amazon S3 interface supports these vendors.

Cloud Storage Product Details
Amplidata http://www.amplidata.com/
Aquari Storage http://www.aquaristorage.com/products/
Basho Technologies Riak CS http://basho.com/riak-cloud-storage/
BriteSky Cloud Storage http://www.britesky.ca/cloud-provisioning/offsite-cloud-backup/
CenturyLink http://www.ctl.io
Ceph Object Gateway (Rados Gateway) http://ceph.com/ceph-storage/object-storage/
Cloudian http://www.cloudian.com/
Colt Cloud Storage http://www.colt.net/uk/en/products-services/cloud-services/colt-cloud-storage-service-en.htm
EMC ECS http://www.emc.com/storage/ecs/index.htm
FlexVault: Cloud Object Storage https://www.flexvault.de/
Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS CD10000 http://www.fujitsu.com/global/products/computing/storage/eternus-cd/
HDS Sapphire Lake https://www.hds.com/
HGST ActiveScale http://www.hgst.com/products/systems/activescale-system
Huawei Cloud OBS (Object Storage Service) http://www.hwclouds.com/product/obs.html
Huawei FusionStorage Object storage http://e.huawei.com/en/products/cloud-computing-dc/storage/massive-storage/fusionstorage
Huawei UDS Massive Storage System http://www.huawei.com/en/
IBM Cloud Object Storage https://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/products/storage/object-storage/
NEC Cloud IaaS http://jpn.nec.com/cloud/service/platform_service/iaas.html
NetApp® StorageGRID® Webscale http://www.netapp.com/us/
NIFTY Cloud Object Storage http://cloud.nifty.com/service/obj_storage.htm
NooBaa http://noobaa.com
Open Telefonica Cloud Object Storage https://www.cloud.telefonica.com/en/open-cloud/products/storage/obs-object-storage-service/
Open Telekom Cloud Object Storage Service https://cloud.telekom.de/en/cloud-infrastructure/open-telekom-cloud/
Peak 10 Object Storage http://www.peak10.com/products-services/cloud-services/object-storage/
QingStor https://www.qingcloud.com/
Quantum® Lattus Object Storage http://www.quantum.com/products/bigdatamanagement/lattus/index.aspx
Revera Vault http://www.revera.co.nz/solutions/homeland-cloud-iaas/vault-quick-view
Scality RING http://www.scality.com/
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4.0 https://www.suse.com/products/suse-enterprise-storage/
ThinkOn Canada S3 Cloud Storage http://www.thinkon.com
The Bunker http://www.thebunker.net
vCloud® Air http://vcloud.vmware.com/
Wasabi https://wasabi.com

EMC Atmos-Supported Vendors

The EMC Atmos interface supports these vendors.

Cloud Storage Product Details
EMC ECS http://www.emc.com/storage/ecs/index.htm

OpenStack Object Storage-Supported Vendors

The OpenStack Object Storage interface supports these vendors.

Cloud Storage Product Details
FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DA700 http://www.fujitsu.com/jp/products/computing/storage/data-protection/da700/
FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS CD10000 http://www.fujitsu.com/global/products/computing/storage/eternus-cd/
IBM SoftLayer Object Storage http://www.softlayer.com/object-storage
Internap AgileFILES http://www.internap.com/cloud/cloud-storage/
SwiftStack Object Storage http://swiftstack.com/openstack-swift/
Telefonica Cloud Storage https://www.cloud.telefonica.com/en/services/infrastructure-as-a-service-iaas/cloud-storage/
ThinkOn Canada Openstack Cloud Storage http://www.thinkon.com

Deduplication Support

Storage Type Details

Direct Deduplication to Cloud Storage is not supported on the following platforms:

  • Amazon Glacier (Direct)
  • Caringo CAStor
  • Dell DX Object
Micro Pruning Micro pruning is not supported for the following cloud storage products:
  • Amazon Glacier (Direct)
  • Amazon S3 to Glacier
  • Caringo CAStor
  • Dell DX Object
  • Oracle Cloud Storage Archive Service

Deduplication to Tape (Silo Storage) is supported in the Deduplication Using Cloud Gateway configuration.

Silo Storage is not supported in the Direct Deduplication to Cloud Storage configuration.

What to Do Next

After verifying the support for cloud storage devices, you must configure the cloud storage library as described in Cloud Storage - Getting Started.