Compare DataCore SANsymphony SDS vs. Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct

DataCore SANsymphony SDS is ranked 5th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 23 reviews while Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is ranked 10th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 1 review. DataCore SANsymphony SDS is rated 9.2, while Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of DataCore SANsymphony SDS writes "Provides HA virtualized storage independent of storage type or vendor". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct writes "There were many situations I put myself in while testing, and the data was never at risk". DataCore SANsymphony SDS is most compared with VMware vSAN, Nutanix and Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct, whereas Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is most compared with VMware vSAN, Nutanix and StarWind Virtual SAN.
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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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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).

Storage Spaces Direct uses industry-standard servers with local-attached drives to create highly available, highly scalable software-defined storage at a fraction of the cost of traditional SAN or NAS arrays. Its converged or hyper-converged architecture radically simplifies procurement and deployment, while features like caching, storage tiers, and erasure coding, together with the latest hardware innovation like RDMA networking and NVMe drives, deliver unrivaled efficiency and performance.

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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.
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Government23%
Manufacturing Company15%
Transportation Company15%
Non Profit15%
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Real Estate/Law Firm26%
Outsourcing Company12%
Government12%
Manufacturing Company11%
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Software R&D Company42%
Government9%
Retailer9%
Manufacturing Company8%
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