Compare EMC ViPR vs. StarWind Virtual Tape Library

EMC ViPR is ranked 17th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) while StarWind Virtual Tape Library is ranked 12th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 2 reviews. EMC ViPR is rated 0, while StarWind Virtual Tape Library is rated 10.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of StarWind Virtual Tape Library writes "High-performance, cost-effective, and integrated well with our existing backup solution". EMC ViPR is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, EMC VPLEX and IBM Spectrum Virtualize, whereas StarWind Virtual Tape Library is most compared with Red Hat Ceph Storage, IBM Cloud Object Storage and Nexenta.
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Overview
EMC ViPR is software-defined storage to manage and automate all storage resources for traditional and next-generation cloud storage platforms. EMC ViPR Controller is storage automation software that centralizes and transforms storage into a simple, extensible, and open platform. It abstracts and pools resources to deliver automated, policy-driven storage services on demand through a self-service catalog Ð reducing time, cost, and risk.

For SMB and Enterprises, who either look to get rid of backup tapes completely, or are willing to accelerate backup process and add an extra level of protection, our solution is StarWind Virtual Tape Library (VTL). It is an appliance that eliminates the need in physical tape and “pretends” to be a supported tape drive or autoloader, keeping all data on inexpensive, fast and high-capacity spinning disks.

Even with explosive data growth, StarWind VTL fits the backup into backup window by accelerating it, so the process does not overlap with production time. Optionally, it creates additional copy of backup data for better safety. It is also available in a software-only form, as part of StarWind VSAN functionality. 

StarWind VTL targets those, who need to replace existing tape backup infrastructure or accelerate it if regulatory requirements prohibit replacement. In case the goal is just virtualizing tape backup or creating a stretched backup infrastructure, StarWind Tape Redirector will come in handy. 

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