Compare Kaminario Cloud Fabric vs. StarWind Virtual SAN

Kaminario Cloud Fabric is ranked 36th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) while StarWind Virtual SAN is ranked 1st in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 52 reviews. Kaminario Cloud Fabric is rated 0, while StarWind Virtual SAN is rated 9.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of StarWind Virtual SAN writes "It is more flexible than most VSAN solutions. You can run it across two hosts. You don't need a third host observing it". Kaminario Cloud Fabric is most compared with , whereas StarWind Virtual SAN is most compared with VMware vSAN, Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct and Nutanix.
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The cost, including OPEX, is lower compared to other solutions.The cost takes into account the number of nodes, so the size of the storage is not important.Licensing is easy and the whole package is cost-effective.There are two tiers of support and in my opinion, support is worth the cost.This solution has competitive prices and the implementation is very easy.The free version is great to use for labs or test environments.This solution has a great price for the functionality.Licensing is based on nodes rather than TBs, which means that the users are free to increase storage capacity without putting thought into licensing.

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Overview

Kaminario Cloud Fabric forms the storage backbone of the modern software-defined data center. Cloud Fabric delivers the proven technology capability of Kaminario’s Composable Data Platform with the economics and agility of a software-defined storage solution.

For SMB, ROBO, Cloud and Hosting providers, who look to cut down virtualization expenses, our solution is StarWind VSAN. It is software that eliminates any need in physical shared storage by basically “mirroring” internal hard disks and flash between hypervisor servers. There is less hardware to buy in general, consequently less money is spent on purchase and maintenance. The existing hardware is used with maximum efficiency, so there is no money wasted at all.

StarWind Virtual SAN targets those who already have servers, or are bound to a particular vendor list to buy from. In case there is a new virtualization infrastructure to be built from scratch, StarWind offers a much better way – StarWind HyperConverged Appliance. It is a turnkey solution complete with hardware and software, powered by StarWind Virtual SAN. Those who need to build and maintain virtualization infrastructure at little to no expense, may be interested in StarWind Virtual SAN Free.

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Manufacturing Company10%
Software R&D Company8%
Engineering Company8%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company18%
Comms Service Provider9%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Small Business54%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise20%
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Small Business57%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise19%
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