Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Pricing and License Cost

Noel Teng
Technology Specialist at myIAN
Cost-wise the product is one of the more affordable within the category of products. View full review »
reviewer984885
Infrastructure Lead at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
If you still use VMware as your hypervisor, you should consider Hyper-V. Since 2012 R2, it is as good as VMware, and with S2D it is much more cost effective. View full review »
Lawrence Tse
Founder, Professional Services Director, Lead Architect at Falcon Consulting
It's a one-off price. Storage Space Direct is a bundled feature of the Windows server. There are no on-going costs and of course, you can purchase the software through it and enjoy the free upgrades. There are no underlying hidden costs, etc. because it is all included in Windows. View full review »
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reviewer959067
System Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
With the data center licensing and everything that is connected to that, this solution is relatively costly. View full review »
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