DataCore Virtual SAN Competitors and Alternatives

The top DataCore Virtual SAN competitors are
  • Nutanix
  • VMware vSAN
  • StarWind Virtual SAN
  • HPE SimpliVity
  • Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • IBM Spectrum Virtualize
  • HPE StoreVirtual
  • EMC ViPR
Read reviews of DataCore Virtual SAN competitors and alternatives
Tony McMillan
Reseller
President & CEO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
May 03 2018

What is most valuable?

The ability to have an HA cluster in the absence of a shared storage device or SAN. Not having to retain SAN expertise and the cost of a storage... more»

How has it helped my organization?

As a VAR, it has been about gaining expertise in the platform. Additionally, it has allowed us to benchmark against traditional systems. We are... more»

What needs improvement?

Perhaps a bundle, like Essentials, would allow more businesses to make the leap to the product.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I would like to see this technology be made available to smaller businesses, who might benefit from high availability but struggle with the... more»

What other advice do I have?

Coming from the early networking days when storage was software-defined, and seeing the announcement of this product caught my interest. The... more»
Enterpriec48
Real User
Enterprise Storage Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 01 2017

What is most valuable?

Not having to take any kind of outage to do a storage data migration.

How has it helped my organization?

It improves a lot of functions for our clients. The high availability is the best thing. I have been working with it for 15 years, and it's one of the most stable products that IBM... more»

What needs improvement?

There are a few little GUI issues and stuff like that, but nothing major. I would like to see better layout of some stuff. They kept on moving things around from version 7.4 to... more»

What other advice do I have?

Next to the DSA1000, it's the most enterprise thing that IBM has for storage. Make sure that it really has all the things that Spectrum Virtualize has, where you can upgrade the... more»
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
LeadTech120c
Vendor
Lead Tech Consultant for Data Center with 51-200 employees
Jun 19 2017

What is most valuable?

* Scalability * Ease of setup * Reduced complexity * Flexibility

How has it helped my organization?

We are resellers, so it allows us to sell our customers solutions that make their work easier. They can make a port more rapidly and fit a... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see more storage options, such as hybrid storage options. We sell other products as well. We run across a lot of customers who... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We saw changes in the market and changes in the way applications are developed. The market is going away from what we think of as databases, and... more»

What other advice do I have?

Compared to the protection offerings of the platforms, I think the competing native data protection just isn't there. SimpliVity really got that... more»

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