Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Competitors and Alternatives

The top Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct competitors are
  • VMware vSAN
  • Nutanix
  • Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • StarWind Virtual SAN
  • HPE StoreVirtual
  • Red Hat Gluster Storage
  • DataCore SANsymphony
  • Peaxy
Read reviews of Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct competitors and alternatives
FAFCO
User
Director of Technology at FAFCO, INC.
Jul 16 2018

What is most valuable?

Without question, the support. StarWind has been a valuable technology partner for us from the beginning. On the rare... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We were originally in a legacy environment of stand-alone servers. StarWind has allowed us to virtualize our... more»

What needs improvement?

Very few aspects of this solution need improvement. Sometimes documentation on their site can be out of date, and it is... more»

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

Make sure that you understand what all of the pieces do and don't make the assumption that you can drop support once... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before StarWind we were still in a non-virtualized environment of standalone servers with disparate hardware.

What other advice do I have?

Make sure that you understand your performance requirements clearly. Learn how to measure your performance needs in... more»
Aashish
Vendor
Principal Technical Consultant at Fujitsu Consulting India
Jun 30 2017

What is most valuable?

If we are looking for a valuable prospective, then we can go with the All-Flash vSAN cluster which will provide data compression and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Firstly, I want to offer an example in terms of the deployment process and manageability of the vSAN storage environment. vSphere admins can... more»

What needs improvement?

vSAN health monitoring has room for improvement because they have many known and unknown bugs which may be resolved in a future release version.

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

In terms of pricing and licensing, we need to understand the requirements of the project and the cost model as well, because that has a very... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

In my past experience, I didn’t use policy based storage; I always worked with standard storage.
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Nutanix
Eric-Miller
Real User
Director of IT at a hospitality company with 51-200 employees
Nov 14 2017

What do you think of Nutanix?

Valuable Features: Prism  One-Click • Improvements to My Organization: Now, we can worry less about the technology and focus on other business value initiatives. • Room for Improvement: A fantastic product that could spend a bit more time in QA between releases. • Use of Solution: Five years. • Deployment Issues: None. • Stability Issues: Compatibility issue with Nutanix and Zerto. • Scalability Issues: None. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Customer Service: 10 out of 10. Technical Support: 10 out of 10. • Previous Solutions: We switched from a legacy 3-2-1 solution to HCI due to its ease of use and scalability. • Initial Setup: Very straightforward; no issues. • Implementation Team: We implemented through a vendor...

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