DataCore SANsymphony vs StarWind Storage Appliance

DataCore SANsymphony is ranked 11th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 2 reviews vs StarWind Storage Appliance which is ranked 14th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 1 review. 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 StarWind Storage Appliance writes "We are able to easily back up our data and send it to an offsite location". DataCore SANsymphony is most compared with EMC FAST, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager and Nutanix. StarWind Storage Appliance is most compared with DataCore Virtual SAN, HPE StoreVirtual and StarWind Virtual SAN.
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Pros
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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We are able to easily back up our data and send it to an offsite location.It is very easy to use and very cost effective.

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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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An improvement would be if they reached out to education customers with other available products.

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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).

For SMB and Enterprises who are looking for high performance primary storage for server virtualization, VDI, database and Big Data scenarios, or inexpensive secondary backup tier, our solution is StarWind Storage Appliance. It unifies commodity servers, disks and flash, and associated software into an easily scalable storage platform.

Additionally, the appliance features an optional gateway to Azure public cloud, which helps to implement an effective Disaster Recovery plan or meet regulatory requirements. StarWind SA scales up by adding individual disks and flash modules, or JBODs, while adding ready controller nodes allows scaling out. 

StarWind SA targets those, who need high-performance primary storage or secondary storage for backup. In case there is a whole virtualization infrastructure to build from scratch, StarWind HCA will come in handy. Otherwise, if all the required hardware is present, StarWind Virtual SAN will be enough to build a high-performance virtualization setup. 

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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. Bosch, EC2 IT, Solid Earth Inc., Canon
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