Save up to 80% cloud storage cost

US Signal saved 80% on cloud storage costs with SoftNAS®

US Signal gained immediate benefit using SoftNAS as their preferred cloud storage NAS. To lead this effort Berant Lemmenes, R&D Engineer at US Signal made it possible to offer customers a high-performing, flexible, scalable cloud NAS that helps US Signal meet pricing models and impacts our savings by more than 80% cloud storage costs.


  • US Signal grew concerned about the technical limitations of its NAS solution.
  • The existing NAS solution had replication and protocol limitations for their object-based OpenStack object storage.

Why SoftNAS for clod storage cost control

  • Berant Lemmenes sought a solution that could easily communicate with S3 storage.
  • The R&D Engineer needed a NAS solution that provides a high performance, flexibility, and scalability.
  • He wanted the offering to have both CIFS/NFS support.


  • US Signal offers unmetered data transfer in and out of the storage array and seamless integration into their cloud hosting products or private WAN services.
  • US Signal sells cloud storage to its customers who utilize SoftNAS transparently, both as a backup target and a general off-site NAS.
  • Customers utilizing cloud storage can easily share files with colleagues, archive documents and securely store company data.
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“With SoftNAS, our team was able to install and get running quickly. There were no significant integration challenges for the migration. With SoftNAS Cloud NAS, we found a storage virtual appliance that could present private hosted S3-compliant object storage with CIFS/NFS support.”

Berant Lemmenes,  R&D Engineer, US Signal