Compare Elastifile vs. VMware vSAN

Elastifile is ranked 2nd in File System Software while VMware vSAN is ranked 1st in Hyper-Converged (HCI) with 55 reviews. Elastifile is rated 0, while VMware vSAN is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware vSAN writes "Gives us a lot of advantages when we need to expand resources". Elastifile is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, Quantum StorNext and NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, whereas VMware vSAN is most compared with Nutanix, VxRail and HPE SimpliVity.
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ROI from an administrative perspective is clearly much better because I only have to deal with one user interface.I'd love for this product to be cheaper.The only problem I have with VMware is the price. It is a good product, but it is expensive.With vSAN, we didn't find the market that competitive.The vSAN is somewhat expensive to license.The vSAN licensing is not an inexpensive product. It does cost more than hypervisor.We did consider other hyperconverged solutions. It usually came down to price. vSan was the most cost effective thing.What made us go with this solution was price point. When you can utilize existing storage infrastructure, and not have to continually purchase new SAN products out there that are going up in price as time goes by, then it's a wonderful thing.

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Elastifile
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Overview

Elastifile provides the first-ever hybrid cloud data infrastructure, enabling unprecedented consolidation and self-service workflows across private and public clouds. Your application, analytics, and infrastructure teams can manage data across complex workflows with the simplicity and control of a single global namespace. All this is enabled by the Elastifile Cloud File System–a breakthrough application-level distributed file/object system. This elastic, scale-out software-defined solution brings

Combining the availability and data services of enterprise storage with the agility, multi-tenancy and cost-efficiency of webscale architecture, Elastifile delivers flash performance to any and all consolidated workloads, dramatically reducing CAPEX and OPEX for enterprises and service providers.

VMware vSAN is the industry-leading software powering Hyper-Converged Infrastructure solutions.

What vSAN Does

  1. Enables you to evolve without risk. Seamlessly extend virtualization to storage with an integrated hyper-converged solution that simply works with your overall VMware environment and reduces the risk in digital transformation by using existing tools, skillsets and solutions.
  2. Lowers total cost of ownership by 50% or more with capital and operational savings. Reduce storage CapEx, decrease operational costs, manage the day-to-day operations of compute and storage infrastructure, and accelerate responsiveness to traditionally time-consuming tasks.
  3. vSAN helps customers scale to tomorrow. Prepare for tomorrow's dynamic business in the multi-cloud era with a solution designed to utilize the latest storage and server technologies and ready to support a wide range of applications, from current business critical applications to next-gen applications using containers.
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Healthcare Company17%
Retailer15%
University9%
Manufacturing Company8%
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Software R&D Company31%
Comms Service Provider12%
Retailer8%
Manufacturing Company8%
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Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise54%
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Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise58%
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