Object storage repository is a repository intended for long-term data storage and based on either a cloud solution such as Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure Blob and Data Box, IBM Cloud Object or an S3 compatible storage.
Object storage repositories can be used in the following ways:
- In Scale-Out Backup Repository as a part of Capacity Tier. Capacity tier of scale-out backup repository allows to offload existing backup data directly to cloud-based object storage such as Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure Blob Storage and IBM Cloud Object Storage, or using on-premises S3 Compatible devices. For more information, see Capacity Tier.
- As target archive repositories for NAS Backup.
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