DataCore Virtual SAN Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of DataCore Virtual SAN competitors and alternatives
Real User
Senior Systems Engineer at a tech services company
Mar 02 2017

What is most valuable?

I like the scalability and the fact that it reduces your total cost for storage over several years.

How has it helped my organization?

We had several servers we used in our VMware cluster, as well as a storage device. The implementation of vSAN reduced the rack space, since we no longer required several slots in the cabinet to rack a storage device. vSAN also made it very... more»

What needs improvement?

The only thing I can think of at this time is to improve the performance monitoring and performance visibility within the GUI. They have already made several improvements in vSAN 6.2, but there's always room for improvement when it comes to... more»
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
Head of IT at Law Firm
Nov 27 2017

What is most valuable?

Data replication, backup and recovery of VMs and disks. Data replication happens in the background once the policy is set and takes few seconds. The fact that the data is deduped inline makes this possible, as only the changes not already... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We now have much lower RPOs, from hours to seconds. It is now much simpler for us to deploy additional workloads, since we do not have to take care anymore of storage provisioning. The Simplivity datastores are so efficient that the never... more»

What needs improvement?

We definitely want to see more of the CLI commands come up to the GUI, and it is a legitimate question, if we are going to be happy with the integration in the vsphere web client, which is awfully slow. While this is responsibility of Vmware... more»
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 has.

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 through version 8. They've made it a little difficult for some... more»

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