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Pros
"It integrates well with other solutions."

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"The most valuable feature is the ability to easily create clusters supporting geo-redundancy.""The reliability is pretty good."

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Cons
"It could be more stable and more secure."

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"The standard, non-enterprise technical support could be improved.""They could drop the price or improve the cost of the hyper-converged component of it all. Right now, licensing is expensive and complex."

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"Our clients pay for licensing on a yearly basis."

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"The functionality is included in Windows Server licences."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It integrates well with other solutions.
Top Answer: Our clients pay for licensing on a yearly basis.
Top Answer: It could be more stable and more secure.
Top Answer: The licensing is kind of convoluted. We have to pay licensing costs twice. Once because we're a software as a service (SaaS) company where people access our servers. I have to get the service provider… more »
Top Answer: The solution has failed me maybe twice since I've had it over the course of ten years. The failure was a long time ago, however, and it happened on a different version. RIght now, the current version… more »
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InfoScale Availability, Veritas Cluster Server, Veritas InfoScale, Veritas VCS, InfoScale
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Overview

Veritas InfoScale is a workload-centric storage virtualization solution that abstracts applications from their underlying infrastructure, enabling enterprise-grade functionality around business continuity, performance optimization, orchestration and agility.

Windows Server Failover Clustering provides infrastructure features that support the high-availability and disaster recovery scenarios of hosted server applications such as Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange. If a cluster node or service fails, the services that were hosted on that node can be automatically or manually transferred to another available node in a process known as failover.
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Sample Customers
Wayne State University, Zenith Mart
Karl-Franzens-Universit_t Graz, NAV CANADA, Magnachip, ólectricit_ de France, Cambridgeshire Constabulary, Bank Alfalah Ltd., Local Government Association of Queensland
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm9%
Media Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider26%
Manufacturing Company10%
Financial Services Firm6%

Veritas InfoScale Availability is ranked 2nd in High Availability Clustering with 1 review while Windows Server Failover Clustering is ranked 1st in High Availability Clustering with 2 reviews. Veritas InfoScale Availability is rated 0.0, while Windows Server Failover Clustering is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Veritas InfoScale Availability writes "Integrates well, has several good components, and is scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Windows Server Failover Clustering writes "Good reliability and scalability, however the licensing is confusing". Veritas InfoScale Availability is most compared with HPE Serviceguard, IBM PowerHA System Mirror and DRBD, whereas Windows Server Failover Clustering is most compared with DRBD, HPE Serviceguard and IBM PowerHA System Mirror.

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