Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Primary Use Case

Noel Teng
Technology Specialist at myIAN
Our primary use case for this solution is mostly for various consolidations. The most common use case is for ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure) and consolidation like EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), knowledge bases, SQL server, and other databases. I require a very high IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second) for clients and this is what the solution provides. View full review »
reviewer984885
Infrastructure Lead at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Full production. This is now our primary storage and hypervisor (hyper-converged) solution for our primary cluster. View full review »
Lawrence Tse
Founder, Professional Services Director, Lead Architect at Falcon Consulting
There are specific use cases. For the time being, most of our customers use this solution to foster the natural expansion of the traditional hybrid culture. There are two versions: they can use the hybrid form and sometimes they use the development VMware form. The goal is to optimize the cost for the data expanse, to expand the expenses. That's why the VMware customers have trouble with VMware, because of the expansive high maintenance fees. Primarily, our customers use this solution for site recovery. They are using the STD platform to form a hybrid-converged infrastructure. View full review »
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reviewer959067
System Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
We are a system integrator and we work with many storage solutions, including Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct. View full review »
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