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Top Answer: It's mainly about the storage expansion, like in hyper-converged solutions.
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Storage Spaces Direct uses industry-standard servers with local-attached drives to create highly available, highly scalable software-defined storage at a fraction of the cost of traditional SAN or NAS arrays. Its converged or hyper-converged architecture radically simplifies procurement and deployment, while features like caching, storage tiers, and erasure coding, together with the latest hardware innovation like RDMA networking and NVMe drives, deliver unrivaled efficiency and performance.

Providing IT organizations with a simple to manage, agile infrastructure with increased speed of delivery, durability and reliability. Accelerate innovation, reduce costs and alleviate proprietary hardware lock-in by transforming your enterprise storage infrastructure with a truly open, and unified intelligent software-defined storage solution. Let SUSE and our partners provide you with the most flexible enterprise-grade storage solution.

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Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is ranked 5th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 5 reviews while SUSE Enterprise Storage is ranked 33rd in Software Defined Storage (SDS). Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is rated 7.6, while SUSE Enterprise Storage is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct writes "Has good caching capabilities using storage-class memory but the online documentation needs improvement". On the other hand, Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is most compared with VMware vSAN, Nutanix Acropolis AOS, Red Hat Ceph Storage, StarWind Virtual SAN and DataCore SANsymphony SDS, whereas SUSE Enterprise Storage is most compared with Red Hat Gluster Storage.

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