SoftNAS® Developer Edition™ is the easiest and fastest way to learn about and test SoftNAS Cloud Enterprise in non-production deployments. Use a single node of SoftNAS Cloud Enterprise free forever up to 250 gigabytes. No license key is required for the quickest time to product.
SoftNAS Developer Edition level workloads are suited for DevOps, Administrators, Architects and other team members looking to learn more about SoftNAS without incurring the higher costs of full production-level instances. SoftNAS Developer Edition is not suitable for performance targeted Proof of Concepts (PoC) or production environments. High-availability and SNAP HA™ are not supported.
There is no charge for SoftNAS Developer Edition software, but users may be charged for the Azure VM and related costs.
SoftNAS strongly recommends the instance size guidelines outlined in the SoftNAS Instance Size Guide.
Larger VM options are available but will incur unnecessary expenses incommensurate with SoftNAS Developer Edition performance..
Go beyond SoftNAS Developer Edition and use all the enterprise-class NAS features of SoftNAS Cloud Enterprise in your own pilot environment. No credit card required. Cloud infrastructure and underlying storage fees still apply.
U.S. Pat. Nos. 9,378,262; 9,584,363. Other patents pending.