DataCore SANsymphony vs HPE StoreVirtual

DataCore SANsymphony is ranked 11th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 2 reviews vs HPE StoreVirtual which is ranked 2nd in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 15 reviews. The top reviewer of DataCore SANsymphony writes "A well-proven, automated management tool in all dynamic provisioning, auto-tiering, and parallel I/O​". The top reviewer of HPE StoreVirtual writes "Two StoreVirtual VSAs provide redundancy and resilience, 3 would be better". DataCore SANsymphony is most compared with EMC FAST, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager and Nutanix. HPE StoreVirtual is most compared with Nutanix, VMware vSAN and HPE SimpliVity. See our DataCore SANsymphony vs HPE StoreVirtual report.
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It is a well-proven, automated management tool in all dynamic provisioning, auto-tiering, great performance, parallel I/O​, cache speed mechanism, etc.Oracle OLTP benchmark to test how it improves the performance while using flash drive NVMP.

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Data is stored in two different places, leveraging more security and availability. Therefore, network problems are having less affect on iSCSI.Simplicity of not having to buy FC or FCoE SAN. Instead, we buy servers with their own storage.The seamlessness behind the scenes of block management.Thin provisioning lets us get the most value from the hard drives.I guess on the top of the list is certainly ease of use.StoreVirtual is that it is our software-defined solution and it's everywhere.he interface and the installation makes it easy as it's all in one piece of hardware and it doesn't need to be connected to anything else.The network RAID feature gives us maximum availability, since we cannot afford any downtime, even for a second.

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Cons
Unified storage (all block, objects, and files) should be in a single storage pool with unified storage concepts, hence providing the user with whatever they want.

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Product looks like it is in the end of development.Configuration of application integrated snapshots for VMware is convoluted and it did not work immediately.it would nice to have deduplication or compression, things that you have in some of the higher end products.f you're doing the 10Gb adapters, SFPs don't come with it, but it doesn't say that. It might say that somewhere else, but it's not clear.It would be nice if there were more parts available in Brazil and HPE could swap out faulty equipment quicker.The penalty for the availability is performance. So, you have to balance or choose between the availability and the performance.

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Licensing is not exactly straightforward, but not the worst I have ever seen.If you buy a five-year license, not only does the technical support expire after five years, but you also lose the ability to change and expand the VSA, and the systems won't go down.One of the key features about it is that when you buy either a VSA license or a StoreVirtual appliance, all your software's included.The prices are OK, so we don't have much difficulty selling HPE in Brazil.

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Also Known AsSANsymphonyHPE StoreVirtual, HPE VSA
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Overview
OverviewDataCore™ 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).

HPE StoreVirtual storage ensures that organisations can optimise the benefits of server virtualisation with cost-effective high availability and disaster recovery. The iSCSI-based, scale-out storage platform is easy to manage and change – meeting ongoing business demands without creating IT bottlenecks or application downtime. Overcoming the cost and management limitations of traditional storage area networks (SANs), HPE StoreVirtual nodes use storage clustering to form a single pool of resources that enable organisations to buy only what they need today, scaling non-disruptively to meet requirements in the future.

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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersVolkswagen , 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. NBrIX, WIND Telecom, Netrics
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Healthcare Company
14%
Hospitality Company
10%
Government
10%
Construction Company
10%
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Media Company
25%
Retailer
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Healthcare Company
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Manufacturing Company
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Small Business
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Large Enterprise
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