Compare DataCore SANsymphony SDS vs. EMC FAST

DataCore SANsymphony SDS is ranked 1st in Storage Software with 23 reviews while EMC FAST is ranked 5th in Storage Software. DataCore SANsymphony SDS is rated 9.2, while EMC FAST is rated 0. The top reviewer of DataCore SANsymphony SDS writes "Provides HA virtualized storage independent of storage type or vendor". On the other hand, DataCore SANsymphony SDS is most compared with VMware vSAN, Nutanix and Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct, whereas EMC FAST is most compared with DataCore SANsymphony SDS.
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This solution allows the use of off-the-shelf hardware and charges by the TB of storage.Make sure you are made aware of the annual subscription cost when purchasing.The cost is at the same level as other storage solutions and it is easy to understand the licensing.The pricing and licensing are better with DataCore.

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Also Known As
DataCore SANsymphony, SANsymphony, DataCore Virtual SAN
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Overview
DataCore™ SANsymphony™ enterprise-class Software-defined Storage (SDS) platform provides a high-performance, highly available and agile storage infrastructure with the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).EMC fully automated storage tiering (FAST) automatically moves active data to high-performance storage tiers and inactive data to low-cost, high-capacity storage tiers. The result is higher performance, lower costs, and a denser footprint than conventional systems. With FAST, enterprise flash drives increase application performance by up to 800 percent, and serial advanced technology attachment (SATA) disk drives lower costs by up to 80 percent.
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Sample Customers
Volkswagen , Maimonides Medical Center, The Biodesign Institute, ISCO Industries, Pee Dee Electric Cooperative, United Financial Credit Union, Derby Supply Chain Solutions, Mission Community Hospital, Bellarmine College Preparatory, Colby-Sawyer College, Mount Sinai Health System, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Quorn Foods, Bitburger, University of Birmingham, Stadtverwaltung Heidelberg, NetEnt to name a few. KVC Health Systems, Lakeridge Health, St John Ambulance WA, Geisinger Health System, Cbeyond, StoneRiver Risk and Compliance, Cap Atlantique, SSM Health Care, International SOS GmbH, Madison City Schools
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Government23%
Non Profit15%
Manufacturing Company15%
Transportation Company15%
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Real Estate/Law Firm25%
Software R&D Company14%
Government12%
Outsourcing Company11%
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