StarWind Virtual SAN Competitors and Alternatives

The top StarWind Virtual SAN competitors are
  • VMware vSAN
  • DataCore Virtual SAN
  • Nutanix
  • Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct
  • StarWind Virtual Tape Library
  • StarWind HyperConverged Appliance
  • Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • StorMagic
Read reviews of StarWind Virtual SAN competitors and alternatives
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
anush santhanam
Technical Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Mar 01 2018

What is most valuable?

* Simple management * HyperGuarantee * Accelerator card * Globally federated architecture The simple management comes... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our clients have been very happy with the data efficiency features (OmniCube accelerator card) and the HPE/SimpliVity... more»

What needs improvement?

* For SimpliVity to become a true DC solution, the limit of 32 nodes needs to be investigated. While this may not be a... more»

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

In terms of setup, there are some gotchas and caveats, particularly when discussing stretched clusters. Rapid DR also... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Being vendor agnostic, we are not partial to any solution or product. Where we have deployed SimpliVity we have not... more»

What other advice do I have?

Have a look at multiple solutions before making up your mind. Remember to take a top down approach and start with the... more»
Edson Congolo
Real User
IT Operations Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 19 2017

What do you think of VMware vSAN?

Valuable Features: Deduplication and compression: Software-based deduplication and compression optimizes the all-flash storage capacity. • Room for Improvement: Compared to other vendors, vSAN is compatible with more expensive hardware, and Nutanix is available on multiple hardware platforms, like Supermicro, Dell and Lenovo. • Use of Solution: I have used it for two months; just for test purposes. • Stability Issues: We have not encountered any stability issues. • Scalability Issues: We have not encountered any scalability issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Technical support is 10/10. • Previous Solutions: We did not previously use a different solution. • Initial Setup: Initial setup was straightforward; I had the KB from VMware to...
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Real User
Sales Engineer at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 28 2017

What do you think of Nutanix?

Valuable Features: Prism and Clustering. • Improvements to My Organization: It can help my customers achieve their business goals in the simplest way. It’s simple and reliable. • Room for Improvement: Nutanix needs more development on DRC solutions embedded in Acropolis. • Use of Solution: We have used this solution for five or six months. • Stability Issues: For now, it is stable enough. • Scalability Issues: The scalability is great and simple. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Technical support is good. • Initial Setup: The installation was straightforward. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing: Pricing and licensing are good. • Other Solutions Considered: We have tried VMware solutions: vSphere, vCenter, vSOM, and SRM.

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