VMware vSAN Review

We have three hosts in a single cluster that provides us centralized storage with High Availability, although the hardware compatibility list should be expanded.


Valuable Features

  • It's very simple to use.
  • It work on commoditized hardware.
  • It provides centralized storage.

Improvements to My Organization

It's lowered our storage costs while still maintaining High Availability and with easy installation.

Room for Improvement

Expand the hardware compatibility list – it's pretty short. Definitely also the diagnostic and monitoring could be improved. That stuff is still very new.

Use of Solution

We have been using it since it came out in March 2015.

Stability Issues

So far so good.

Scalability Issues

Unsure – all I know is what I read, if it does what it says it does I'm very impressed.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Very good – quality support.

Initial Setup

We have three hosts in a cluster, and it was surprisingly easy.

Other Advice

Try it out – that’s the best way to know whether it's right for your organization.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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